Mesnières-en-Bray

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Mesnières-en-Bray
Mesnières-en-Bray is located in France
Mesnières-en-Bray
Mesnières-en-Bray
Coordinates: 49°45′51″N 1°22′59″E / 49.7642°N 1.3831°E / 49.7642; 1.3831Coordinates: 49°45′51″N 1°22′59″E / 49.7642°N 1.3831°E / 49.7642; 1.3831
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Neufchâtel-en-Bray
Intercommunality Pays Neufchâtelois
Government
 • Mayor Dany Minel
Area1 15.06 km2 (5.81 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,161
 • Density 77/km2 (200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76427 / 76270
Elevation 53–223 m (174–732 ft)
(avg. 65 m or 213 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.

Mesnières-en-Bray is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A forestry and farming village situated by the banks of the Béthune River in the Pays de Bray, some 18 miles (29 km) southeast of Dieppe at the junction of the D1 and the D97 roads.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Mesnières-en-Bray
The arms of Mesnières-en-Bray are blazoned :
Chequy argent and sable of 5 traits.



Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
606 632 629 561 609 706 1161
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The chateau, built by Louis de Boissay in the 15th century. It was badly damaged in a fire in 2004.
  • The church of Saint-Pierre & Saint-Paul, dating from the eleventh century.
  • The old railway line, now a popular ramblers path.

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