Derchigny

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Derchigny
Coat of arms of Derchigny
Coat of arms
Derchigny is located in France
Derchigny
Derchigny
Coordinates: 49°56′19″N 1°11′19″E / 49.9386°N 1.1886°E / 49.9386; 1.1886Coordinates: 49°56′19″N 1°11′19″E / 49.9386°N 1.1886°E / 49.9386; 1.1886
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Dieppe-Est
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Petit Caux
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Daniel Maréchal
Area
 • Land1 4.75 km2 (1.83 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Population2 569
 • Population2 density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76215 / 76370
Elevation 40–116 m (131–381 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 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.

Derchigny is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in north-western France. The local name is Derchigny-Graincourt as the commune is the reunion of two ancient communes, Derchigny and Graincourt.

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated in the Pays de Caux, some 5 miles (8.0 km) east of Dieppe, at the junction of the D 54 and the D 925 roads.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Derchigny

The arms of Derchigny are blazoned :
Vert, a bend sinister argent between a castle and in base a coffee leaf bendwise sinister.




Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 83 —    
1800 85 +2.4%
1806 88 +3.5%
1821 95 +8.0%
1831 459 +383.2%
1836 446 −2.8%
1841 434 −2.7%
1846 407 −6.2%
1851 418 +2.7%
1856 413 −1.2%
1861 389 −5.8%
1866 412 +5.9%
1872 392 −4.9%
1876 380 −3.1%
1881 392 +3.2%
1886 397 +1.3%
1891 414 +4.3%
1896 391 −5.6%
1901 360 −7.9%
1906 376 +4.4%
1911 377 +0.3%
1921 369 −2.1%
1926 319 −13.6%
1931 346 +8.5%
1936 359 +3.8%
1946 392 +9.2%
1954 354 −9.7%
1962 282 −20.3%
1968 291 +3.2%
1975 314 +7.9%
1982 379 +20.7%
1990 384 +1.3%
1999 416 +8.3%
2004 476 +14.4%
2006 497 +4.4%
2009 559 +12.5%
2011 569 +1.8%


Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Martin, dating from the eighteenth century.
  • The church of St.Valery, dating from the eleventh century.
  • The eighteenth-century château de Wargemont (made famous by the owners, the Berard family, being patrons of Auguste Renoir).
  • The château de Derchigny, dating from the eighteenth century.

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