Veulettes-sur-Mer

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Veulettes-sur-Mer
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Veulettes-sur-Mer is located in France
Veulettes-sur-Mer
Veulettes-sur-Mer
Coordinates: 49°50′52″N 0°35′49″E / 49.8478°N 0.5969°E / 49.8478; 0.5969Coordinates: 49°50′52″N 0°35′49″E / 49.8478°N 0.5969°E / 49.8478; 0.5969
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Cany-Barville
Intercommunality Côte d'Albâtre
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Christian Legrand
Area
 • Land1 4.71 km2 (1.82 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 336
 • Population2 density 71/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76736 / 76450
Elevation 0–81 m (0–266 ft)
(avg. 10 m or 33 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.

Veulettes-sur-Mer is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A tourism and farming village situated on the coast of the English Channel in the Pays de Caux, some 27 miles (43 km) southwest of Dieppe at the junction of the D79 and the D271. The Durdent river flows to the sea here through the pebble beach (the longest in the department at 2 km) and huge chalk cliffs which rise up to face the sea .

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Veulettes-sur-Mer

The arms of Veulettes-sur-Mer are blazoned :
Azure, in fess 2 roses Or and in pale a crescent and a heart with a cross on top argent (those 4 charges in a lozenge formation), and in chief a label argent.




Population[edit]

Historical population of Veulettes-sur-Mer
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 439 363 342 369 299 296 336
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 cliffs of Veulettes
  • The church of St. Valery, dating from the twelfth century.
  • A sixteenth-century stone cross.
  • The cliffs.

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