Smermesnil

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Smermesnil
Smermesnil is located in France
Smermesnil
Smermesnil
Coordinates: 49°50′32″N 1°28′26″E / 49.8422°N 1.4739°E / 49.8422; 1.4739Coordinates: 49°50′32″N 1°28′26″E / 49.8422°N 1.4739°E / 49.8422; 1.4739
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Londinières
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Michel Flahaut
Area
 • Land1 12.81 km2 (4.95 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 439
 • Population2 density 34/km2 (89/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76677 / 76660
Elevation 117–218 m (384–715 ft)
(avg. 211 m or 692 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming commune created from three ancient parishes and situated at the 2nd highest point in the department, between the valleys of the Yères and the Eaulne rivers in the Pays de Bray. The commune is about 17 miles (27 km) southeast of Dieppe at the junction of the D920, D14 and D59 roads.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
414 446 285 267 218 250 439
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The château, built with stone from the ancient abbey de Foucarmont.
  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • The church of St. Jean, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The church of St. Madeleine, dating from the sixteenth century.

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