Blangy-sur-Bresle

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Blangy-sur-Bresle
Blangy railway station
Blangy railway station
Coat of arms of Blangy-sur-Bresle
Coat of arms
Blangy-sur-Bresle is located in France
Blangy-sur-Bresle
Blangy-sur-Bresle
Coordinates: 49°55′57″N 1°37′46″E / 49.9325°N 1.6294°E / 49.9325; 1.6294Coordinates: 49°55′57″N 1°37′46″E / 49.9325°N 1.6294°E / 49.9325; 1.6294
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Blangy-sur-Bresle
Intercommunality Blangy-sur-Bresle
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Vialaret
Area
 • Land1 17.45 km2 (6.74 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Population2 2,971
 • Population2 density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76101 / 76340
Elevation 42–216 m (138–709 ft)
(avg. 49 m or 161 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.

Blangy-sur-Bresle is a commune in the department of Seine-Maritime in the Haute-Normandie region of northern France.

Geography[edit]

Blangy is a small town situated in the valley of the River Bresle – which here forms the border between Normandy and Picardie – some 40 kilometres (25 mi) east of Dieppe in the Pays de Bray. Forestry, farming, and light industry are the main economic activities. The town lies on the D49 and the D928 roads close to junction 5 of the A29 motorway. There is an SNCF railway station from which TER services run to Beauvais and Le Tréport.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Blangy-sur-Bresle

The arms of Blangy-sur-Bresle are blazoned :
Argent, a lion sable, armed and langued gules.




Population[edit]

Historical population of Blangy-sur-Bresle
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 2925 3336 3404 3456 3447 3404 3221
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 thirteenth century.
  • The Manoir de Fontaine (1607).
  • The Manoir de Penthièvre (1636), built for la Grande Mademoiselle.
  • The seventeenth century fulling mill at Hollande
  • The Manoir de Grémontmesnil (1776).
  • The mill at Hottineaux 1800).
  • The remains of a medieval castle.
  • Three museums.

Notable people[edit]

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