Sainte-Marguerite-sur-Mer

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Sainte-Marguerite-sur-Mer
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Sainte-Marguerite-sur-Mer is located in France
Sainte-Marguerite-sur-Mer
Sainte-Marguerite-sur-Mer
Coordinates: 49°54′29″N 0°56′53″E / 49.9081°N 0.9481°E / 49.9081; 0.9481Coordinates: 49°54′29″N 0°56′53″E / 49.9081°N 0.9481°E / 49.9081; 0.9481
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Offranville
Intercommunality Dieppe
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Yves Nédélec
Area1 5.41 km2 (2.09 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 514
 • Density 95/km2 (250/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76605 / 76119
Elevation 0–87 m (0–285 ft)
(avg. 35 m or 115 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.

Sainte-Marguerite-sur-Mer is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

Beach

Geography[edit]

A farming and coastal village situated in the Pays de Caux, some 6 miles (9.7 km) west of Dieppe at the junction of the D75 and the D323 roads. Huge chalk cliffs rise up from a pebble beach overlooking the English Channel, to form the northern border of the commune.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Sainte-Marguerite-sur-Mer
The arms of Sainte-Marguerite-sur-Mer are blazoned :
Argent, the inscription (in two lines) "Ste. Marguerite/sur Mer" and in base a bar gemel wavy azure, and on a chief wavy gules 5 marguerite daisies slipped and leaved of the field 2 & 3.



Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
243 249 306 465 506 502 514
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The Vastérival gardens.
  • The church of St. Marguerite, dating from the eleventh century.
  • The sixteenth-century château de la Tour and its dovecote.
  • A donjon.
  • The lighthouse, rebuilt in 1955.

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