|Intercommunality||Entre Mer et Lin|
|• Mayor||Yves Lefrique|
|• Land1||5.35 km2 (2.07 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||190/km2 (480/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||76272 / 76740|
|Elevation||44–100 m (144–328 ft)
(avg. 60 m or 200 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.
A small farming town, with associated light industry, situated by the banks of the river Dun in the Pays de Caux, some 15 miles (24 km) southwest of Dieppe, at the junction of the D142 and the D79 roads.
The arms of Fontaine-le-Dun are blazoned :
|From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.|
2010 = 1117
Places of interest
- The eleventh-century church of Notre-Dame.
- A sixteenth-century stone cross.
- A manorhouse dating from the seventeenth century.
Pierre Giffard, journalist, was born here in 1853.
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