Grandcourt, Seine-Maritime

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Grandcourt
Grandcourt is located in France
Grandcourt
Grandcourt
Coordinates: 49°54′54″N 1°29′32″E / 49.915°N 1.4922°E / 49.915; 1.4922Coordinates: 49°54′54″N 1°29′32″E / 49.915°N 1.4922°E / 49.915; 1.4922
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Londinières
Intercommunality Londinières
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Henry
Area
 • Land1 22.44 km2 (8.66 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 349
 • Population2 density 16/km2 (40/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76320 / 76660
Elevation 55–204 m (180–669 ft)
(avg. 70 m or 230 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.

Grandcourt is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A farming and forestry village which was created from five former parishes at the time of the French Revolution. It is situated by the banks of the Yères river, adjacent to the forest of Eu, in the Pays de Bray, some 20 miles (32 km) east of Dieppe and at the junction of the D14, the D16 and the D149 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Grandcourt, Seine-Maritime
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 454 528 488 419 337 331 349
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 eleventh century.
  • The church of St. Wandrille, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • Vestiges of an eleventh-century castle motte
  • Grandcourt War Cemetery, containing 58 Second World War burials[1]

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