Longueville-sur-Scie

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Longueville-sur-Scie
Longueville-sur-Scie is located in France
Longueville-sur-Scie
Longueville-sur-Scie
Coordinates: 49°47′34″N 1°06′37″E / 49.7928°N 1.1103°E / 49.7928; 1.1103Coordinates: 49°47′34″N 1°06′37″E / 49.7928°N 1.1103°E / 49.7928; 1.1103
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Longueville-sur-Scie
Intercommunality Varenne et Scie
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Serge Boulanger
Area1 3.96 km2 (1.53 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 949
 • Density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76397 / 76590
Elevation 52–139 m (171–456 ft)
(avg. 95 m or 312 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.

Longueville-sur-Scie is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated by the banks of the river Scie in the Pays de Caux, some 9 miles (14 km) south of Dieppe at the junction of the D77, the D149 and the D3 roads. The commune is served by the TER railway between Dieppe and Rouen.

Coat of arms[edit]

Arms of Longueville-sur-Scie
The arms of Longueville-sur-Scie are blazoned :
Gules, a triple-towered castle argent masoned sable with a portcullis Or, in sinister chief a falcon volant sable.[citation needed]



Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
725 801 764 844 820 936 949
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Pierre, dating from the eleventh century.
  • Ruins of an 11th-century castle, built by Gautier Giffard, a seigneur of Longueville.

Miscellany[edit]

The village was formerly known as Longueville-le-Giffard, one of its sons was Osbern Giffard, who gave his name to Stoke Gifford, South Gloucestershire, England.

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