Cauville-sur-Mer

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Cauville-sur-Mer
Falaises à Cauville-sur-Mer.jpg
Cauville-sur-Mer is located in France
Cauville-sur-Mer
Cauville-sur-Mer
Coordinates: 49°35′46″N 0°07′48″E / 49.5961°N 0.13°E / 49.5961; 0.13Coordinates: 49°35′46″N 0°07′48″E / 49.5961°N 0.13°E / 49.5961; 0.13
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Le Havre
Canton Montivilliers
Intercommunality Le Havre
Area
 • Land1 11.19 km2 (4.32 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,387
 • Population2 density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76167 / 76930
Elevation 0–105 m (0–344 ft)
(avg. 95 m or 312 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated in the Pays de Caux, some 10 miles (16 km) northeast of Le Havre, at the junction of the D940 and D311 roads and on the coast of the English Channel. The cliffs here reach up to over 100 metres in height.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Cauville-sur-Mer

The arms of Cauville-sur-Mer are blazoned :
Gules, in fess 3 stalks of wheat [palewise] slipped and leaved Or, and on a chief azure with a little triangular bit poking down, 2 seagulls volant respectant argent between 3 mullets of 5 Or.




Population[edit]

Historical population of Cauville-sur-Mer
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 480 494 505 1005 1165 1243 1387
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 chateau de Cauville.
  • The church of St.Nicholas, dating from the eleventh century.
  • The church of St.Pierre at the hamlet of Buglise, dating from the thirteenth century.

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