Beaumontel

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Beaumontel
Coat of arms of Beaumontel
Coat of arms
Beaumontel is located in France
Beaumontel
Beaumontel
Coordinates: 49°05′21″N 0°45′59″E / 49.0892°N 0.7664°E / 49.0892; 0.7664Coordinates: 49°05′21″N 0°45′59″E / 49.0892°N 0.7664°E / 49.0892; 0.7664
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Eure
Arrondissement Bernay
Canton Beaumont-le-Roger
Intercommunality Beaumont-le-Roger
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Anne-Marie Leconte
Area1 11.63 km2 (4.49 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 715
 • Density 61/km2 (160/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 27050 / 27170
Elevation 79–160 m (259–525 ft)
(avg. 90 m or 300 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.

Beaumontel is a commune in the Eure department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

Location[edit]

The commune lies on the Risle river, located between the plaine du Neubourg and the forest of Beaumont-le-Roger. The Paris-Cherbourg railway line passes through the commune.

History[edit]

The village was formerly known as Belmontel. The village was originally part of Beaumont-le-Roger and had a common origin in lands belonging to the dukes of Normandy which were given to Judith of Brittany and later, to the monks of Bernay.

From the early 15th century until the French Revolution, the area belonged to the Val family.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 516 —    
1968 533 +3.3%
1975 617 +15.8%
1982 763 +23.7%
1990 745 −2.4%
1999 715 −4.0%
2008 715 +0.0%

Economy[edit]

Its local economy is based on flour-milling, the production of charcoal and the manufacture of pasta products.

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