is a commune
in the Calvados department
in the Basse-Normandie region
in northern France
Its postal code is 14700. The INSEE code is 14332.
La Hoguette is also the type site
of the early Neolithic
La Hoguette culture that is found mainly in association with Linearbandkeramic
or Limburg pottery in Northern France, The Netherlands, Alsace and Western Germany. It is believed to ultimately derive from the Mediterranean Cardial
-Traditions. Important sites of the La-Hoguette culture include Stuttgart-Wilhelma
The La Hoguette pottery was found under a later megalithic tomb and first misidentified as Linearbandkeramic. La Hoguette marks the westernmost point of the distribution of this culture.
La Hoguette was the birthplace of Georges Marchais
(1920-1997), head of the French Communist Party
Based on the article in the French Wikipedia.
La Hoguette (M.O. Baldwin)