|• Mayor||Patrice Dupray|
|• Land1||16.93 km2 (6.54 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||560/km2 (1,500/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||76319 / 76530|
|Elevation||2–139 m (6.6–456.0 ft)
(avg. 16 m or 52 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 suburban town with a huge container port and considerable light industry situated by the banks of the river Seine, some 7 miles (11 km) south of the centre of Rouen, at the junction of the D938, D3 and the D13 roads. The A13 autoroute passes through the southern section of the commune’s territory.
|The arms of Grand-Couronne are blazoned :
Per fess gules and azure, a leopard Or and a boat Or on 3 bars wavy argent (waves) dimidiated with Per fess azure and gules, a crown Or and a demi toothed wheel argent issuant from the line of division.
|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
- A menhir in Milthuit woods, evidence of the presence of a neolithic population.
- The church of St.Martin, dating from the fourteenth century.
- The church of St.Antoine, dating from the nineteenth century.
- The chateau of Grésil .
- The remains of a Benedictine priory.
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