Rouvray, Eure

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Rouvray
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Rouvray
Coat of arms
Rouvray is located in France
Rouvray
Rouvray
Coordinates: 49°03′57″N 1°20′19″E / 49.0658°N 1.3386°E / 49.0658; 1.3386Coordinates: 49°03′57″N 1°20′19″E / 49.0658°N 1.3386°E / 49.0658; 1.3386
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Eure
Arrondissement Évreux
Canton Vernon-Sud
Intercommunality Portes de l'Eure
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Patrick Heitz
Area1 2.51 km2 (0.97 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 261
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 27501 / 27120
Elevation 77–127 m (253–417 ft)
(avg. 188 m or 617 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.

Rouvray is a commune in the Eure department in northern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 53 —    
1968 55 +3.8%
1975 59 +7.3%
1982 54 −8.5%
1990 111 +105.6%
1999 166 +49.5%
2008 261 +57.2%

Sights[edit]

The Rouvray chapel rises along the road to the hamlet of Cocherel. Local tradition suggests that the chapel was part of a bigger church that was demolished. Dedicated to St. Martin, the chapel dates from the late fifteenth or early sixteenth century, but from the eleventh century, a church belonging to the monks of Jumièges is known to have existed at Rouvray.

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