Auppegard

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Auppegard
Auppegard is located in France
Auppegard
Auppegard
Coordinates: 49°49′49″N 1°01′50″E / 49.8303°N 1.0306°E / 49.8303; 1.0306Coordinates: 49°49′49″N 1°01′50″E / 49.8303°N 1.0306°E / 49.8303; 1.0306
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Bacqueville-en-Caux
Intercommunality Saâne et Vienne
Government
 • Mayor Jean-Pierre Martine
Area1 7.33 km2 (2.83 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 673
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76036 / 76730
Elevation 73–107 m (240–351 ft)
(avg. 102 m or 335 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.

Auppegard 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 6 miles (9.7 km) south of Dieppe at the junction of the D108 and D308 roads.

Etymology[edit]

Appelgart 1160; Anglo-Norse place name æppel > apple and gardr > yard, garden. Like Applegarth (Yorkshire, Appelgard 1160 ) and Épégard (Eure, Alpegard 1199 ).

It shows, that apples have been grown in Normandy for a long time, probably already to make cider.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Auppegard
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 393 422 468 523 551 561 673
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 sixteenth-century church of St.Pierre, with a twisted spire.
  • The seventeenth-century château.

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