Varneville-Bretteville

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Varneville-Bretteville
Varneville-Bretteville is located in France
Varneville-Bretteville
Varneville-Bretteville
Coordinates: 49°39′10″N 1°02′46″E / 49.6528°N 1.0461°E / 49.6528; 1.0461Coordinates: 49°39′10″N 1°02′46″E / 49.6528°N 1.0461°E / 49.6528; 1.0461
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Tôtes
Intercommunality Trois Rivières
Government
 • Mayor François Roger
Area
 • Land1 9.22 km2 (3.56 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 300
 • Population2 density 33/km2 (84/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76721 / 76890
Elevation 135–176 m (443–577 ft)
(avg. 163 m or 535 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A forestry and farming commune situated in the Pays de Caux, some 23 miles (37 km) south of Dieppe at the junction of the D927, the D2 and the A151 autoroute.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Varneville-Bretteville

The arms of the commune of Varneville-Bretteville are blazoned :
Gules, a lion, and in chief 2 griffon's heads Or.




Population[edit]

Historical population of Varneville-Bretteville
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 251 267 236 254 289 292 300
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. Vincent and St. Médard, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • The nineteenth-century chateau of Bel-Event
  • Remains of a Roman camp called ‘Le Bouteillerie’.
  • Vestiges of an ancient castle.
  • Old manorhouses, a presbytery and a dovecote.

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