Val-de-Reuil

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Val-de-Reuil
Val-de-Reuil is located in France
Val-de-Reuil
Val-de-Reuil
Coordinates: 49°17′N 1°13′E / 49.28°N 1.21°E / 49.28; 1.21Coordinates: 49°17′N 1°13′E / 49.28°N 1.21°E / 49.28; 1.21
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Eure
Arrondissement Les Andelys
Canton Val-de-Reuil
Intercommunality Seine-Eure
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marc-Antoine Jamet
Area
 • Land1 26.61 km2 (10.27 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 13,702
 • Population2 density 510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 27701 / 27100
Elevation 4–120 m (13–394 ft)
(avg. 13 m or 43 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.

Val-de-Reuil is a commune in the Eure department in Normandy in north-western France. It is located south of Rouen in a loop of the Seine. Created as the new town of Le Vaudreuil in 1972, its name was changed to Val-de-Reuil in 1984 to avoid confusion with its neighbour, Le Vaudreuil.

International relations[edit]

Val-de-Reuil is twinned with Workington in the United Kingdom.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1968 398 —    
1975 378 −5.0%
1982 4,400 +1064.0%
1990 11,359 +158.2%
1999 13,245 +16.6%
2008 13,702 +3.5%

Inhabitants are called Rolivalois.

History[edit]

Le Vaudreuil (ensemble urbain) was one of the nine new towns created in France in the beginning of the 1970s.

  • June 1972: creation of the Établissement Public d'Aménagement of the new town of Le Vaudreuil.
  • December 1972: creation of the urban community (ensemble urbain) of Le Vaudreuil on the territory of several existing communes including Le Vaudreuil.
  • 28 September 1981: the urban community became a commune, created from parts of the communes Incarville, Léry, Porte-Joie, Poses, Saint-Étienne-du-Vauvray, Saint-Pierre-du-Vauvray, Tournedos-sur-Seine and Le Vaudreuil. The new commune was named Le Vaudreuil-Ex Ensemble Urbain.[1]
  • 19 November 1984: the commune changed its name to Val-de-Reuil to avoid confusion with nearby Le Vaudreuil.[1]
  • December, 1985: the dissolution of the établissement public d'aménagement, whose competences were transferred into the commune.
  • 1996: Val-de-Reuil joined a communauté de communes with Louviers and Incarville.
  • 2001: Val-de-Reuil became part of the Communauté d'agglomération Seine-Eure which has its principal centre in Louviers.

Administration[edit]

Val-de-Reuil is the seat of a canton, which includes eight communes and has a total population of 20,555 (1999).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]