Guilmécourt

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Guilmécourt
Guilmécourt is located in France
Guilmécourt
Guilmécourt
Coordinates: 49°58′02″N 1°18′11″E / 49.9672°N 1.3031°E / 49.9672; 1.3031Coordinates: 49°58′02″N 1°18′11″E / 49.9672°N 1.3031°E / 49.9672; 1.3031
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Envermeu
Intercommunality Petit Caux
Government
 • Mayor Pierre Batte
Area
 • Land1 7.92 km2 (3.06 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 261
 • Population2 density 33/km2 (85/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76337 / 76630
Elevation 44–147 m (144–482 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated in the Pays de Caux, some 11 miles (18 km) northeast of Dieppe at the junction of the D222, D117 and the D454 roads.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Guilmécourt

The arms of Guilmécourt are blazoned :
Quarterly 1: argent, a mallet vert; 2&3 Azure étincelé, a lion argent; 4: argent, a pinecone vert. (étincelé is an obscure semy of 'sparks' often tiny 'stars' as here)




Population[edit]

Historical population of Guilmécourt
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 166 185 185 245 240 241 261
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.Waast, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • A sixteenth-century stone cross.
  • A feudal motte.

Photos from around Guilmécourt[edit]

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