Houlbec-Cocherel

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Houlbec-Cocherel
Mill of Cocherel
Mill of Cocherel
Houlbec-Cocherel is located in France
Houlbec-Cocherel
Houlbec-Cocherel
Coordinates: 49°04′29″N 1°21′53″E / 49.0747°N 1.3647°E / 49.0747; 1.3647Coordinates: 49°04′29″N 1°21′53″E / 49.0747°N 1.3647°E / 49.0747; 1.3647
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Eure
Arrondissement Évreux
Canton Vernon-Sud
Intercommunality Portes de l'Eure
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Didier Herbeaux
Area1 11.64 km2 (4.49 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,345
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 27343 / 27120
Elevation 35–143 m (115–469 ft)
(avg. 142 m or 466 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.

Houlbec-Cocherel is a commune in the Eure department in Haute Normandie in northern France.

History[edit]

The Battle of Cocherel, an event of the Hundred Years' War that occurred on 16 May 1364.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 341 —    
1968 407 +19.4%
1975 460 +13.0%
1982 859 +86.7%
1990 1,127 +31.2%
1999 1,188 +5.4%
2008 1,345 +13.2%

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