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The Church Saint-Nicolas (2010)
The Church Saint-Nicolas (2010)
Coat of arms of Beaumont-le-Roger
Coat of arms
Beaumont-le-Roger is located in France
Coordinates: 49°04′51″N 0°46′41″E / 49.0808°N 0.7781°E / 49.0808; 0.7781Coordinates: 49°04′51″N 0°46′41″E / 49.0808°N 0.7781°E / 49.0808; 0.7781
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Eure
Arrondissement Bernay
Canton Brionne
Intercommunality Beaumont-le-Roger
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Pierre Le Roux
Area1 36.42 km2 (14.06 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 2,942
 • Density 81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 27051 /27170
Elevation 84–163 m (276–535 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.

Beaumont-le-Roger is a commune in the department of Eure in Normandy region in northern France.


The commune is located in the valley of the Risle on the edge of the forest with which it shares its name. It is crossed by the Paris-Cherbourg railway line, on which it has a station. The Beaumont forest covers four communes; it is the largest private forest in Normandy.


Roger de Beaumont, a powerful 11th century lord and adviser to William the Conqueror, derived his family name from Beaumont, of which his family were lords.


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 2,740 —    
1968 2,871 +4.8%
1975 2,828 −1.5%
1982 2,711 −4.1%
1990 2,694 −0.6%
1999 2,818 +4.6%
2008 2,942 +4.4%

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