Argueil

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Argueil
Argueil is located in France
Argueil
Argueil
Coordinates: 49°32′30″N 1°30′57″E / 49.5417°N 1.5158°E / 49.5417; 1.5158Coordinates: 49°32′30″N 1°30′57″E / 49.5417°N 1.5158°E / 49.5417; 1.5158
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Argueil
Intercommunality Communauté de communes des Monts et de l'Andelle
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Cordonnier
Area
 • Land1 6.95 km2 (2.68 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 350
 • Population2 density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76025 / 76780
Elevation 100–210 m (330–690 ft)
(avg. 113 m or 371 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.

Argueil 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 Bray, situated some 25 miles (40 km) northeast of Rouen, at the junction of the D921 and D41 roads. It is the smallest chef-lieu of any canton in the department.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Argueil
The arms of Argueil are blazoned :
Azure, a cross couped argent between, in chief 3 fleurs de lys and in base a mont of 3 peaks Or.



Population[edit]

Historical population of Argueil
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 366 389 374 395 379 366 350
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.Maurice, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The château d’Argueil, dating from the sixteenth century
  • Some old houses and the remains of a donjon in the park of the chateau.

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