Bellencombre

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Bellencombre
Bellencombre is located in France
Bellencombre
Bellencombre
Coordinates: 49°42′30″N 1°13′37″E / 49.7083°N 1.2269°E / 49.7083; 1.2269Coordinates: 49°42′30″N 1°13′37″E / 49.7083°N 1.2269°E / 49.7083; 1.2269
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Bellencombre
Intercommunality Bosc d'Eawy
Government
 • Mayor Bernard Caux
Area
 • Land1 12.91 km2 (4.98 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 647
 • Population2 density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76070 / 76680
Elevation 69–199 m (226–653 ft)
(avg. 83 m or 272 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A forestry and farming village situated by the banks of the Varenne River in the Pays de Bray, some 18 miles (29 km) south of Dieppe at the junction of the D151, D154 and D48 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Bellencombre
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 652 654 648 640 638 662 647
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. Pierre, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The chapel of St. Christophe, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The gothic chapel, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • A sixteenth-century stone cross.
  • The sixteenth-century château de La Grande Heuze
  • The three châteaux: de La Crique; de La Quaine and Mont-Roty.

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