Saint-Martin-du-Bec

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Saint-Martin-du-Bec
Saint-Martin-du-Bec is located in France
Saint-Martin-du-Bec
Saint-Martin-du-Bec
Coordinates: 49°36′11″N 0°12′39″E / 49.6031°N 0.2108°E / 49.6031; 0.2108Coordinates: 49°36′11″N 0°12′39″E / 49.6031°N 0.2108°E / 49.6031; 0.2108
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Le Havre
Canton Criquetot-l'Esneval
Intercommunality Canton of Criquetot-l'Esneval
Area1 4.12 km2 (1.59 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 649
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76615 / 76133
Elevation 44–106 m (144–348 ft)
(avg. 80 m or 260 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.

Saint-Martin-du-Bec is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village in the Pays de Caux, situated some 9 miles (14 km) northeast of Le Havre, at the junction of the D32 and D79 roads, by the banks of the river Lézarde.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Saint-Martin-du-Bec
The arms of Saint-Martin-du-Bec are blazoned :
Azure, a leopard in in chief 2 crosslets Or, a chief fusilly argent and gules.



Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
254 282 313 532 580 619 649
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The castle of Bec-Crespin, with a thirteenth-century gate and portcullis.
  • Old buildings, parkland and lakes of the castle grounds.

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