Vatteville-la-Rue

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Vatteville-la-Rue
Vatteville-la-Rue is located in France
Vatteville-la-Rue
Vatteville-la-Rue
Coordinates: 49°29′21″N 0°41′11″E / 49.4892°N 0.6864°E / 49.4892; 0.6864Coordinates: 49°29′21″N 0°41′11″E / 49.4892°N 0.6864°E / 49.4892; 0.6864
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Rouen
Canton Caudebec-en-Caux
Intercommunality Caux-Vallée de Seine
Government
 • Mayor Jean-Claude Ropers
Area1 51.14 km2 (19.75 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,025
 • Density 20/km2 (52/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76727 / 76940
Elevation 0–125 m (0–410 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.

Vatteville-la-Rue is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A village of forestry and farming situated in a meander of the river Seine in the Pays de Caux, some 22 miles (35 km) west of Rouen on the D65 and D40. The area is popular for the hunting of boar and deer. There is also considerable sand and gravel extraction at the large quarries.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Vatteville-la-Rue
The arms of the commune of Vatteville-la-Rue are blazoned :
Gules, a 3-masted ship Or, and on a chief argent, a salamandre between an ash leaf and an oak leaf sable.



Population[edit]

Historical population of Vatteville-la-Rue
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 644 694 636 746 897 890 1025
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. Martin, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The chapel of St. Maur, also dating from the sixteenth century.
  • Traces of several Roman villas in the forest of Brotonne.
  • The ruins of a castle destroyed in 1123.
  • Vestiges of the chateau of Quesney.
  • A seventeenth-century windmill, in ruins.

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