Biville-sur-Mer

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Biville-sur-Mer
Biville-sur-Mer is located in France
Biville-sur-Mer
Biville-sur-Mer
Coordinates: 49°58′59″N 1°15′13″E / 49.9831°N 1.2536°E / 49.9831; 1.2536Coordinates: 49°58′59″N 1°15′13″E / 49.9831°N 1.2536°E / 49.9831; 1.2536
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Envermeu
Intercommunality Petit Caux
Area
 • Land1 5.3 km2 (2.0 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 657
 • Population2 density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76098 / 76630
Elevation 0–128 m (0–420 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 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.

Biville-sur-Mer is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village in the Pays de Caux, bordered by cliffs overlooking the English Channel, some 8 miles (13 km) northeast of Dieppe, at the junction of the D925 and the D313 roads.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Biville-sur-Mer

The arms of Biville-sur-Mer are blazoned :
Azure, the outline of the local church surrounding 2 swans respectant argent, all upon a base per fess wavy vert and azure. ('base' and 'sea')




Population[edit]

Historical population of Biville-sur-Mer
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 287 323 344 524 547 534 657
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.Remi, dating from the thirteenth century.

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