Le Tréport is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in north-western France.
Le Tréport's cliffs, at sunset
A small fishing port and light industrial town situated in the Pays de Caux, some 21 miles (34 km) northeast of Dieppe at the junction of the D 940, the D 78 and the D 1015 roads. The mouth of the Bresle river meets the English Channel here, in between the high (110 metres) chalk cliffs and the pebbly beach. Le Tréport is also a sea-side resort and home to a casino.
Historical population of Le Tréport
|From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.
- The remains of an eleventh-century abbey.
- The chapel of St. Julien.
- The lighthouse.
- The new funicular, built in 2006, linking the town with the cliff-tops.
- The church of St. Jacques, dating from the fourteenth century.
- Two museums.
Paul Paray, conductor, was born here in 1886.
The three towns of Le Tréport, Eu and Mers-les-Bains are known locally as the Three sisters.
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