Beaumont-le-Roger

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Beaumont-le-Roger
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
Beaumont-le-Roger
Beaumont-le-Roger
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 Upper Normandy
Department Eure
Arrondissement Bernay
Canton Beaumont-le-Roger
Intercommunality Beaumont-le-Roger
Government
 • 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)
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 the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

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.

History[edit]

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.

Population[edit]

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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