|Intercommunality||Canton of Forges-les-Eaux|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Dany Guesdon|
|• Land1||26.23 km2 (10.13 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||54/km2 (140/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||76295 / 76870|
|Elevation||143–246 m (469–807 ft)
(avg. 246 m or 807 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 town of farming, forestry and light industry situated by the banks of the river Béthune in the Pays de Bray, some 36 miles (58 km) southeast of Dieppe, at the junction of the D919, the D9 and the D135 roads.
|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
- The eleventh-century church of St.Jean-Baptiste at the hamlet of Noyers.
- The eleventh-century church of St.Maurice.
- The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the thirteenth century.
- Some 17th-century remains of the abbey.
- The remains of the 11th-century castle.
- The château at Saint-Maurice
- The château de Gaillefontaine, dating from the nineteenth century.
- Several old houses, dating from the sixteenth century.
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