Petit-Couronne is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.
Geography [ edit ]
A port town of
oil refineries, light industry and forestry situated by the banks of the Seine, just 4 miles (6.4 km) south of the centre of Rouen at the junction of the D3 and the N338 roads.
Coat of arms [ edit ]
The arms of Petit-Couronne are
Azure, an anchor argent surmounted by 2 torches in saltire Or, and on a chief wavy azure fimbriatd argent, 3 lions heads erased gules. (created 1986) [ ] citation needed
Population [ edit ]
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates
Places of interest [ edit ]
Menhirs from pre- Roman times. The church of St.Aubin, dating from the seventeenth century.
The sixteenth-century house of writer Pierre Corneille, now a
museum. Several 17th/18th-century houses and a
Pierre Corneille, writer, poet and dramatist once lived here. Marcelly, full name Marcel Jules Turmel,
Music-hall singer (1882-1966) Germaine Beaumont, writer and journalist, was born here.
Twin towns [ edit ]
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