Offranville

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Offranville
Coat of arms of Offranville
Coat of arms
Offranville is located in France
Offranville
Offranville
Coordinates: 49°52′18″N 1°02′57″E / 49.8717°N 1.0492°E / 49.8717; 1.0492Coordinates: 49°52′18″N 1°02′57″E / 49.8717°N 1.0492°E / 49.8717; 1.0492
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Offranville
Intercommunality Dieppe
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2015) Claude Dolique
Area
 • Land1 17.34 km2 (6.70 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 3,643
 • Population2 density 210/km2 (540/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76482 / 76550
Elevation 8–92 m (26–302 ft)
(avg. 80 m or 260 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.

Offranville is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in north-western France.

Geography[edit]

A small town of farming and light industry situated in the Pays de Caux at the junction of the D55, the D54 and the D237 roads, some 5 miles (8.0 km) south-west of Dieppe. The river Scie forms most of the commune’s eastern border with Saint-Aubin-sur-Scie.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Offranville

The arms of Offranville are blazoned :
Quarterly 1: Or, a cross gules between 16 alerions azure; 2: Barry argent and gules, a lion sable crowned Or; 3: Tierced per fess a: azure, b: Or, a semi-circle couped azure c: argent, 3 ducks sable beaked and membered gules; 4: Gules, 2 batons raguly in saltire Or between a crescent argent and 3 mullets of 5 Or.




Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
2049 2040 2236 2930 3059 3471 3643
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

People[edit]

Jacques-Émile Blanche (1861–1942), artist, lived and died here.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Ouen, dating from the sixteenth century, with a twisted spire.
  • A 1000 year-old yew tree, 7 metres (23 feet) in circumference.
  • Three châteaux and their parks.
  • The Jacques-Émile Blanche museum.

Twin towns[edit]

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