Brachy

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Brachy
Brachy is located in France
Brachy
Brachy
Coordinates: 49°48′57″N 0°57′02″E / 49.8158°N 0.9506°E / 49.8158; 0.9506Coordinates: 49°48′57″N 0°57′02″E / 49.8158°N 0.9506°E / 49.8158; 0.9506
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Bacqueville-en-Caux
Intercommunality Saâne et Vienne
Government
 • Mayor Robert Leseigneur
Area
 • Land1 11.15 km2 (4.31 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 740
 • Population2 density 66/km2 (170/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76136 / 76730
Elevation 24–103 m (79–338 ft)
(avg. 35 m or 115 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated by the banks of the river Saâne in the Pays de Caux, some 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Dieppe, at the junction of the D4, D108 and the D152 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Brachy
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 504 515 567 669 661 683 740
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]

  • Two ancient manorhouses.
  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The seventeenth century church of St. Ouen.
  • The church of St. Remy, at Gourel, dating from the eleventh century.
  • A stone cross from the fifteenth century.

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