Épretot

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Épretot
Around the church
Around the church
Coat of arms of Épretot
Coat of arms
Épretot is located in France
Épretot
Épretot
Coordinates: 49°32′27″N 0°18′56″E / 49.5408°N 0.3156°E / 49.5408; 0.3156Coordinates: 49°32′27″N 0°18′56″E / 49.5408°N 0.3156°E / 49.5408; 0.3156
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Le Havre
Canton Saint-Romain-de-Colbosc
Area1 6.84 km2 (2.64 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 731
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76239 / 76430
Elevation 63–121 m (207–397 ft)
(avg. 115 m or 377 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Épretot is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village in the Pays de Caux, situated some 12 miles (19 km) northeast of Le Havre, at the junction of the D31 and C3 roads. Junction 6 of the A29 autoroute with the D31 road is within the commune’s boundary.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Épretot
The arms of Épretot are blazoned :
Quarterly argent and gules, a tree vert and boot sable, overall on a bend sinister a bell gules tongued azure between 2 angennes (roses) azure. (Note: this angenne is very rose-like, not the highly stylized cinqfoil.)



Population[edit]

Historical population of Épretot
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 284 293 342 361 503 644 731
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St. Pierre, dating from the twelfth century.

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