Val-de-la-Haye

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Val-de-la-Haye
Val-de-la-Haye is located in France
Val-de-la-Haye
Val-de-la-Haye
Coordinates: 49°22′41″N 1°00′07″E / 49.378°N 1.002°E / 49.378; 1.002Coordinates: 49°22′41″N 1°00′07″E / 49.378°N 1.002°E / 49.378; 1.002
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Rouen
Canton Grand-Couronne
Intercommunality CREA
Government
 • Mayor (2008 - 2014) Étienne Hebert
Area1 10.16 km2 (3.92 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 764
 • Density 75/km2 (190/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76717 / 76380
Elevation 2–119 m (6.6–390.4 ft)
(avg. 15 m or 49 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-la-Haye is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A forestry and light industrial village situated by the banks of the Seine, some 6 miles (9.7 km) southwest of Rouen on the D51 road. A car ferry connects with the commune of Petit-Couronne on the opposite bank.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Val-de-la-Haye
The arms of the commune of Val-de-la-Haye are blazoned :
Per pale 1: gules, 2 demi-leopards issuant from the line of division and 2: azure, a boat proper issuant from sinister sailing on a base barry wavy azure and argent, and in chief an imperial French eagle Or grasping a lightning bolt argent; over the per pale line of division, a sword throughout argent garnished proper, the guard has argent blobs at the tips, and is charged with a lozenge argent charged with a Maltese cross; and the pommel is charged with a torteau [gules]; the entire shield fimbriated Or.



Population[edit]

Historical population of Val-de-la-Haye
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 729 754 669 715 805 789 764
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St. Jean-Baptiste, dating from the twentieth century.
  • Vestiges of the thirteenth-century Templars’ Sainte-Vaubourg commandery.
  • A commemorative stone column topped with a bronze eagle, built in 1846.

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