La Hague is a region in the northwest of Normandy and the Cotentin countryside in the French department of Manche. It is in the Armorican Massif. In Jobourg France's oldest rocks are for the digestion. It is derived from the Scandinavian hagi ( cf. German enclosure ). The region is known by the reprocessing plant at La Hague ( Usine de retraitement de La Hague ) at Beaumont -Hague, are processed in the spent fuel from French and foreign nuclear power plants.
La Hague was in the Middle Ages is one of four Archidiakonaten of the diocese of Coutances ( the other three are: Bauptois, Val de Saire and Valognes ).
The Holy Adelaide, Adela of France ( † 1079 ), daughter of King Robert the Pious and wife of Duke Richard III. of Normandy, held the title of " Countess of countenance", and thus a county that is not identifiable. To this end, David C. Douglas writes in " William the Conqueror Duke of Normandy ": " ... gave at the beginning of the second quarter of the 11th century Duke Richard III, the uncle of the Conqueror, his wife Adela all pagi of SAIRE, La Hague and Bauptois. in the extreme north of the Cotentin. "