Avesnes-en-Val

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Avesnes-en-Val
Avesnes-en-Val is located in France
Avesnes-en-Val
Avesnes-en-Val
Coordinates: 49°55′16″N 1°23′53″E / 49.9211°N 1.3981°E / 49.9211; 1.3981Coordinates: 49°55′16″N 1°23′53″E / 49.9211°N 1.3981°E / 49.9211; 1.3981
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Envermeu
Intercommunality Londinières
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Catherine Morel
Area
 • Land1 16.51 km2 (6.37 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 275
 • Population2 density 17/km2 (43/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76049 / 76630
Elevation 79–184 m (259–604 ft)
(avg. 160 m or 520 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.

Avesnes-en-Val is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A small farming commune comprising the village itself and seven hamlets, in the Pays de Bray, situated some 17 miles (27 km) east of Dieppe, at the junction of the D26 and D226 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Avesnes-en-Val
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 405 406 372 307 291 268 275
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.Aignan.
  • The church of Saint-Melaine dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The sixteenth century church of Notre-Dame at Villy-le-Haut.

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