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Avesnes-en-Bray is located in France
Coordinates: 49°28′11″N 1°40′24″E / 49.4697°N 1.6733°E / 49.4697; 1.6733Coordinates: 49°28′11″N 1°40′24″E / 49.4697°N 1.6733°E / 49.4697; 1.6733
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Gournay-en-Bray
Intercommunality CC Quatre Rivières
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Françoise Deschamps
Area1 11.9 km2 (4.6 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 312
 • Density 26/km2 (68/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 76048 /76220
Elevation 102–229 m (335–751 ft)
(avg. 136 m or 446 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.

Avesnes-en-Bray is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.


A small farming village in the Pays de Bray, situated some 28 miles (45 km) east of Rouen, at the junction of the N31 and D221 roads.


Historical population of Avesnes-en-Bray
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2014
Population 275 275 249 205 234 256 311 312
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 eighteenth century church of St.Martin.
  • Some Merovingian tombs and objects, found in the 19th century.

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