Torcy-le-Grand, Seine-Maritime

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Torcy-le-Grand
Torcy-le-Grand is located in France
Torcy-le-Grand
Torcy-le-Grand
Coordinates: 49°48′00″N 1°10′35″E / 49.8°N 1.1764°E / 49.8; 1.1764Coordinates: 49°48′00″N 1°10′35″E / 49.8°N 1.1764°E / 49.8; 1.1764
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Longueville-sur-Scie
Intercommunality Varenne et Scie
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Yves-Morin
Area
 • Land1 8.75 km2 (3.38 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 729
 • Population2 density 83/km2 (220/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76697 / 76590
Elevation 32–172 m (105–564 ft)
(avg. 39 m or 128 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.

Torcy-le-Grand is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated in the Pays de Caux and by the banks of the Varenne River, some 8 miles (13 km) south of Dieppe at the junction of the D915, the D154 and the D149 roads.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Torcy-le-Grand
The arms of Torcy-le-Grand are blazoned :
Barry gules and argent, a lion Or langued gules.



Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
587 576 589 611 628 718 729
Starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St. Ribert, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The remains of a fifteenth-century chateau on an island in the river.

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