The plateau between the village and the sea
|• Land1||20.37 km2 (7.86 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||270/km2 (700/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||76481 / 76930|
|Elevation||0–105 m (0–344 ft)
(avg. 75 m or 246 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.
Octeville-sur-Mer is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France and is twinned with Bourne End (Bucks) in United Kingdom since 2003 and with Furci Siculo (Sicily) in Italy since 2010.
A small farming town in the Pays de Caux with huge cliffs overlooking the English Channel, some 4 miles (6.4 km) north of Le Havre, at the junction of the D31 and D940 roads. The commune covers a large area, and boasts an airport (of Le Havre), a golf course and several small villages and hamlets.
|The arms of Octeville-sur-Mer are blazoned :
Azure, a chevron fracted argent between 3 escallops Or.
|Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates|
Places of interest
- The church of St.Martin, dating from the thirteenth century.
- The church of St.Barthélemy, dating from the seventeenth century.
- The remains of some World War II artillery defences.
- Official commune website (French)
- Octeville-sur-Mer on the Quid website (French)
- The Octeville sur Mer twinning association website
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