Boos, Seine-Maritime

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Boos
Coat of arms of Boos
Coat of arms
Boos is located in France
Boos
Boos
Coordinates: 49°23′19″N 1°12′14″E / 49.3886°N 1.2039°E / 49.3886; 1.2039Coordinates: 49°23′19″N 1°12′14″E / 49.3886°N 1.2039°E / 49.3886; 1.2039
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Rouen
Canton Boos
Intercommunality CREA
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Yves Grisel
Area1 14.03 km2 (5.42 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 3,102
 • Density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76116 / 76520
Elevation 67–161 m (220–528 ft)
(avg. 160 m or 520 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming and light industrial town situated some 6 miles (9.7 km) south of Rouen at the junction of the D6014, D491 and the D138 roads. Rouen Airport takes up around 25% of the area of the commune’s territory.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Boos
The arms of Boos are blazoned :
Gules, a crozier head argent, on a chief azure 3 fleurs de lys Or.



Population[edit]

Historical population of Boos, Seine-Maritime
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 674 767 1012 1236 2487 2870 3102
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.Sauveur, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • A manorhouse dating from the thirteenth century.
  • Vestiges of a feudal castle.
  • A sixteenth century dovecote, decorated with glazed tiles.

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