Bihorel

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Bihorel
Notre Dame des Anges Church and market in Bihorel
Notre Dame des Anges Church and market in Bihorel
Bihorel is located in France
Bihorel
Bihorel
Coordinates: 49°27′19″N 1°07′01″E / 49.4553°N 1.1169°E / 49.4553; 1.1169Coordinates: 49°27′19″N 1°07′01″E / 49.4553°N 1.1169°E / 49.4553; 1.1169
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Rouen
Canton Bois-Guillaume
Intercommunality CREA
Government
 • Mayor (2008 -) Gilbert Renard
Area
 • Land1 2.51 km2 (0.97 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 8,664
 • Population2 density 3,500/km2 (8,900/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76095 / 76420
Elevation 80–167 m (262–548 ft)
(avg. 157 m or 515 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.

Bihorel is a former commune of the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France. Since 1 January 2012, it has formed part of the new commune of Bois-Guillaume-Bihorel.

Geography[edit]

A suburban and light industrial town forming part of the conglomeration of Rouen, situated at the junction of the D243 and the D443 roads.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Bihorel

The arms of Bihorel are blazoned :
Gules, a bend sinister between in chief a beehive and in base 2 leopards Or, and on a chief azure a knight contourny between an archer contourny and 2 soccer players contourny the sinister one with a ball at his foot, Or.




Population[edit]

Historical population of Bihorel
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 4072 7009 9382 10121 9358 9057 8664
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 Notre-Dame, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • A seventeenth century manor house.

Notable people[edit]

Twin towns[edit]

Bihorel 003 jumelages.JPG

See also[edit]

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