Bénouville, Seine-Maritime

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Falaises à Bénouville (Seine-Maritime).jpg
Bénouville is located in France
Coordinates: 49°43′05″N 0°15′02″E / 49.7181°N 0.2506°E / 49.7181; 0.2506Coordinates: 49°43′05″N 0°15′02″E / 49.7181°N 0.2506°E / 49.7181; 0.2506
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Le Havre
Canton Octeville-sur-Mer
Intercommunality CC Canton de Criquetot-l'Esneval
Area1 2.86 km2 (1.10 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 120
 • Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 76079 /76790
Elevation 0–99 m (0–325 ft)
(avg. 80 m or 260 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.

Bénouville is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.


A small farming village situated in the Pays de Caux, some 20 miles (32 km) northeast of Le Havre, at the junction of the D11 and D72 roads and on the coast of the English Channel.


Historical population of Bénouville, Seine-Maritime
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 120 139 128 145 146 128 120
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 seventeenth century chateau.
  • The church of St.Riquier, dating from the eleventh century.

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