Saint-Sylvain, Seine-Maritime

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Saint-Sylvain
Saint-Sylvain is located in France
Saint-Sylvain
Saint-Sylvain
Coordinates: 49°50′47″N 0°40′25″E / 49.8464°N 0.6736°E / 49.8464; 0.6736Coordinates: 49°50′47″N 0°40′25″E / 49.8464°N 0.6736°E / 49.8464; 0.6736
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Saint-Valery-en-Caux
Intercommunality Côte d'Albâtre
Government
 • Mayor Christian Saintobert
Area1 3.24 km2 (1.25 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 189
 • Density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76651 / 76460
Elevation 0–83 m (0–272 ft)
(avg. 70 m or 230 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-Sylvain is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A small farming village situated in the Pays de Caux, some 24 miles (39 km) west of Dieppe at the junction of the D68 and the D105 roads. Huge chalk cliffs rise up from the pebbly beach and overlook the English Channel, forming the northern border of the commune’s territory.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Saint-Sylvain
The arms of Saint-Martin-Sylvain are blazoned :
Azure, a chevron Or semy of trefoils between 2 lances and a man's head argent, and on a chief argent a lion between 2 hammers gules.



Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
188 191 157 178 223 212 189
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Silvain, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • A sixteenth-century stone cross.
  • The thirteenth-century château of Anglesqueville-les-Mur.

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