Sahurs

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Sahurs
Sahurs is located in France
Sahurs
Sahurs
Coordinates: 49°21′34″N 0°56′39″E / 49.3594°N 0.9442°E / 49.3594; 0.9442Coordinates: 49°21′34″N 0°56′39″E / 49.3594°N 0.9442°E / 49.3594; 0.9442
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Rouen
Canton Grand-Couronne
Intercommunality CREA
Government
 • Mayor Guy Da Lage
Area
 • Land1 11.23 km2 (4.34 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,334
 • Population2 density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76550 / 76113
Elevation 2–101 m (6.6–331.4 ft)
(avg. 8 m or 26 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A village of forestry and farming situated inside a meander of the river Seine, some 8 miles (13 km) southwest of Rouen at the junction of the D5 and the D351 roads. A car ferry connects the commune with the south bank.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Sahurs
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 631 755 788 870 1008 1120 1334
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St. Sauveur, dating from the eleventh century.
  • The sixteenth century Château de Soquence.
  • The manorhouse and chapel de Marbeuf, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The Château de Trémauville.

People[edit]

  • Louis de Brézé, who built the Manoir de Marbeuf.
  • Pierre de Marbeuf, 17th-century French poet, lived in the manor.
  • Anne of Austria was a benefactor of the chapel de Marbeuf.

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