Rieux, Seine-Maritime

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Rieux
Rieux is located in France
Rieux
Rieux
Coordinates: 49°56′10″N 1°34′55″E / 49.9361°N 1.5819°E / 49.9361; 1.5819Coordinates: 49°56′10″N 1°34′55″E / 49.9361°N 1.5819°E / 49.9361; 1.5819
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Blangy-sur-Bresle
Intercommunality Blangy-sur-Bresle
Government
 • Mayor Christian Roussel
Area1 7.09 km2 (2.74 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 660
 • Density 93/km2 (240/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76528 / 76340
Elevation 61–209 m (200–686 ft)
(avg. 110 m or 360 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A forestry and farming village situated in the Pays de Bray at the junction of the D149 with the D407 road, some 22 miles (35 km) east of Dieppe.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Rieux
The arms of Rieux are blazoned :
Or, on a fess wavy azure between a demi-lion issuant from the fess and, in fess a rose between 2 mallets gules, a sword [fesswise] argent.



Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
362 407 415 417 475 576 660
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St. Martin & St. Barthélemy, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • A fifteenth century brick-built manorhouse.

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