Ferrières-en-Bray

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Ferrières-en-Bray
Ferrières-en-Bray is located in France
Ferrières-en-Bray
Ferrières-en-Bray
Coordinates: 49°29′01″N 1°44′44″E / 49.4836°N 1.7456°E / 49.4836; 1.7456Coordinates: 49°29′01″N 1°44′44″E / 49.4836°N 1.7456°E / 49.4836; 1.7456
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Gournay-en-Bray
Intercommunality Canton of Gournay-en-Bray
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marie France Devillerval
Area
 • Land1 15.88 km2 (6.13 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,718
 • Population2 density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76260 / 76220
Elevation 86–189 m (282–620 ft)
(avg. 105 m or 344 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.

Ferrières-en-Bray is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A small town of farming and associated light industry situated by the banks of the river Auchy in the Pays de Bray, some 30 miles (48 km) east of Rouen, at the junction of the D21, the D928 and the N31 roads. The commune forms part of the border with the region of Picardy.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Ferrières-en-Bray
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 1234 1332 1485 1577 1644 1643 1718
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 château du Manais, built in 1730.
  • The church of St.Martin, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The Danone factory, where Charles Gervais started the company in the 19th century.

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