Préaux, Seine-Maritime

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Préaux
Préaux is located in France
Préaux
Préaux
Coordinates: 49°29′31″N 1°12′52″E / 49.4919°N 1.2144°E / 49.4919; 1.2144Coordinates: 49°29′31″N 1°12′52″E / 49.4919°N 1.2144°E / 49.4919; 1.2144
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Rouen
Canton Darnétal
Intercommunality CREA
Government
 • Mayor Jean Pierre Lemoine
Area
 • Land1 18.95 km2 (7.32 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,679
 • Population2 density 89/km2 (230/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76509 / 76160
Elevation 80–176 m (262–577 ft)
(avg. 170 m or 560 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.

Préaux is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated some 9 miles (14 km) northeast of Rouen at the junction of the D6015, D47 and the D104 roads. The A151 autoroute passes through the commune’s territory.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Préaux

The arms of Préaux are blazoned :
Gules, 4 pales argent, overall a double-headed eagle Or, langued of the field, heads and feet azure.




Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
546 611 822 1105 1450 1641 1679
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the eighteenth century.
  • Ruins of a thirteenth-century castle.

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