Darnétal

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Darnétal
Darnétal is located in France
Darnétal
Darnétal
Coordinates: 49°26′43″N 1°09′07″E / 49.4453°N 1.1519°E / 49.4453; 1.1519Coordinates: 49°26′43″N 1°09′07″E / 49.4453°N 1.1519°E / 49.4453; 1.1519
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Rouen
Canton Darnétal
Intercommunality CREA
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christian Lecerf
Area
 • Land1 4.93 km2 (1.90 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 9,531
 • Population2 density 1,900/km2 (5,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76212 / 76160
Elevation 13–143 m (43–469 ft)
(avg. 22 m or 72 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A light industrial suburban town surrounded by woodland, situated some 2 miles (3.2 km) east of the centre of Rouen at the junction of the D43, D15 and the N31 roads. Two small rivers flow through the town, the Robec and the Aubette.
SNCF operates a TER service, having a railway station in the town.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Darnétal
The arms of Darnétal are blazoned :
Gules, a fess wavy [river] between two gear wheels argent and, in base, a printers stamp between, to dexter a weaver's shuttle and its bobbin in saltire, and to sinister a ?linen? shuttle with its ?teasel? in saltire Or.



Population[edit]

Historical population of Darnétal
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 9995 11,062 11,765 10,081 9779 9225 9531
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 churches of St.Ouen and of St.Pierre, both dating from the sixteenth century.
  • Traces of a feudal castle.
  • A restored watermill.

Notable people[edit]

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