Le Tilleul, Seine-Maritime

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Le Tilleul
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Le Tilleul is located in France
Le Tilleul
Le Tilleul
Coordinates: 49°40′59″N 0°12′23″E / 49.6831°N 0.2064°E / 49.6831; 0.2064Coordinates: 49°40′59″N 0°12′23″E / 49.6831°N 0.2064°E / 49.6831; 0.2064
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Le Havre
Canton Criquetot-l'Esneval
Intercommunality Canton of Criquetot-l'Esneval
Area
 • Land1 6.27 km2 (2.42 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 680
 • Population2 density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76693 / 76790
Elevation 0–114 m (0–374 ft)
(avg. 110 m or 360 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 Tilleul is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village in the Pays de Caux, some 13 miles (21 km) northeast of Le Havre, at the junction of the D111 and D940.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Le Tilleul
The arms of Le Tilleul are blazoned :
Paly Or and azure, on a chief gules a linden flower slipped and leaved between 2 seagulls respectant Or. Blason modèle fr Armes parlantes.svg Canting arms ('Linden' is tilleul in French).



Population[edit]

Historical population of Le Tilleul, Seine-Maritime
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 439 518 453 525 564 582 680
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 fifteenth century.
  • The eighteenth-century chateau of Fréfossé.
  • The cliffs and beach, which in 2007, provided the backdrop for some scenes in the film La Disparue de Deauville, starring Sophie Marceau.

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