Le Grand-Quevilly

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Le Grand-Quevilly
Le Grand-Quevilly is located in France
Le Grand-Quevilly
Le Grand-Quevilly
Coordinates: 49°24′26″N 1°03′11″E / 49.4072°N 1.0531°E / 49.4072; 1.0531Coordinates: 49°24′26″N 1°03′11″E / 49.4072°N 1.0531°E / 49.4072; 1.0531
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Rouen
Canton Grand-Couronne
Intercommunality CREA
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Marc Massion
Area
 • Land1 11.11 km2 (4.29 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 26,497
 • Population2 density 2,400/km2 (6,200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76322 / 76120
Elevation 1–68 m (3.3–223.1 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.

Le Grand-Quevilly [lə ɡʁɑ̃ keviji] is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

The town is third largest suburb of Rouen, a port with considerable light industry and oil refineries situated just 3 miles (4.8 km) southwest of the centre of Rouen, at the junction of the D3, D492 and the D338 roads.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Le Grand-Quevilly is twinned with:

Population[edit]

Historical population of Le Grand-Quevilly
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 18,504 25,611 31,963 31,650 27,658 26,679 26,497
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Grand-Quevilly
the arms of Grand-Quevilly are blazoned :
Gules, on a fess sable an escallop between two crosses bottony fitchy argent; all between a leopard Or armed and langued azure and the point of queville Or.



Places of interest[edit]

  • The ‘Zénith de Rouen’ concert hall.
  • The fifteenth-century manor house at Grand Aulnay.
  • The church of St. Pierre, dating from the sixteenth century.


Notable people[edit]

  • Laurent Fabius, politician.
  • Franck Dubosc, actor and comedian.
  • Philippe Torreton, actor and politician

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hinckley, UK - Grand-Quevilly, France twinning". Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council. Retrieved 2013-07-14. 
  2. ^ Twinning with Le Grand Quevilly {fr}

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