Hodeng-au-Bosc

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Hodeng-au-Bosc
Eglise hodeng.jpg
Hodeng-au-Bosc is located in France
Hodeng-au-Bosc
Hodeng-au-Bosc
Coordinates: 49°51′46″N 1°42′30″E / 49.8628°N 1.7083°E / 49.8628; 1.7083Coordinates: 49°51′46″N 1°42′30″E / 49.8628°N 1.7083°E / 49.8628; 1.7083
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Blangy-sur-Bresle
Intercommunality Blangy-sur-Bresle
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Santerre
Area
 • Land1 8.77 km2 (3.39 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 589
 • Population2 density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76363 / 76340
Elevation 61–205 m (200–673 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 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.

Hodeng-au-Bosc is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Upper Normandy region of northern France.

Geography[edit]

A forestry and farming village situated in the valley of the river Bresle in the Pays de Bray, some 33 miles (53 km) southeast of Dieppe at the junction of the D7, the D246 and the D49 roads. The commune also features a glassmaking factory, founded in 1623.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Hodeng-au-Bosc
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 440 444 507 541 576 555 589
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.Denis, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The church of St.Sauveur at Guimerville, dating from the sixteenth century.

People[edit]

Jean-Luc Thérier, racing driver for the Alpine Renault team in the 1970s, was born here in 1945.

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