|• Mayor (2008–2014 intercomm = Pont-Audemer)||Michel Leroux|
|• Land1||9.35 km2 (3.61 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||930/km2 (2,400/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||27467 / 27500|
|Elevation||2–115 m (6.6–377.3 ft)
(avg. 9 m or 30 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.
The commune was spared substantial damage to its historic buildings during the Battle of Normandy. Nowadays the half-timbered buildings and the canals running between them are a tourist attraction. The church of Saint-Ouen is noted for its Renaissaince stained glass.
- Laetitia Casta, supermodel, was born there in 1978
- Hervé Morin, politician, current French Minister of Defence was born there in 1961
- Alexis Vastine, boxer
Pont-Audemer has no rail services but the station building remains open and sells rail tickets. PontAuRail, a preserved railway, runs two Diesel multiple units (a X4500 and a X2400) from Pont-Audemer to Honfleur.
Until 1926, Pont-Audemer was a sub-prefecture of the Eure department.
The city is evoked in a poem of Paul Verlaine called "The Apollo of Pont-Audemer."
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Pont-Audemer.|
|This Eure geographical article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|