|• Mayor (2001–2008)||Jean-Marie Leduc|
|• Land1||7.61 km2 (2.94 sq mi)|
|• Population2 Density||170/km2 (440/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||76700 / 76890|
|Elevation||138–172 m (453–564 ft)
(avg. 158 m or 518 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.
Tôtes is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France. It is famous for being the first home of Charles and Emma Bovary in Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary.
A farming village situated in the Pays de Caux, some 19 miles (31 km) south of Dieppe at the junction of the D927 and the D929 roads, formerly route nationale 27 and route nationale 29. Prior to the construction of the autoroute system, it was a strategically important crossroads.
The arms of Tôtes are blazoned :
|Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates|
Places of interest
- The church, dating from the nineteenth century.
- The nineteenth century chateau.
- The Auberge du cygne, an inn and staging post of the 15th century.
- Tôtes on the Quid website (French)
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