Derchigny

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Derchigny
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 Petit Caux
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Maréchal
Area
 • Land1 4.75 km2 (1.83 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 509
 • Population2 density 110/km2 (280/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 northern France.

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 D54 and the D925 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 of Derchigny
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 282 291 314 379 384 416 509
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.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 Renoir).
  • The château de Derchigny, dating from the eighteenth century.

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