Allouville-Bellefosse

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Allouville-Bellefosse
Thousand-year-old oak tree
Thousand-year-old oak tree
Allouville-Bellefosse is located in France
Allouville-Bellefosse
Allouville-Bellefosse
Coordinates: 49°37′27″N 0°40′37″E / 49.6241°N 0.677°E / 49.6241; 0.677Coordinates: 49°37′27″N 0°40′37″E / 49.6241°N 0.677°E / 49.6241; 0.677
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Rouen
Canton Yvetot
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Didier Terrier
Area1 14.66 km2 (5.66 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,022
 • Density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76001 / 76190
Elevation 114–154 m (374–505 ft)
(avg. 148 m or 486 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated in the Pays de Caux, some 30 miles (48 km) northeast of Rouen at the junction of the D33, D34 and the D110 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Allouville-Bellefosse
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 645 675 661 903 1007 986 1022
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.Quentin, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • Chêne chapelle, a 1000 year-old oak tree (the oldest in France) with a chapel built into it.
  • The sixteenth-century abandoned church at Bellefosse.
  • A natural history museum.
  • The eighteenth-century château, in Louis XV style.
  • Two manorhouses, at Bellefosse and Ismenil.

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