Beaumontel

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Beaumontel
The church in Beaumontel
The church in Beaumontel
Coat of arms of Beaumontel
Coat of arms
Location of Beaumontel
Beaumontel is located in France
Beaumontel
Beaumontel
Beaumontel is located in Normandy
Beaumontel
Beaumontel
Coordinates: 49°05′21″N 0°45′59″E / 49.0892°N 0.7664°E / 49.0892; 0.7664Coordinates: 49°05′21″N 0°45′59″E / 49.0892°N 0.7664°E / 49.0892; 0.7664
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentEure
ArrondissementBernay
CantonBrionne
IntercommunalityBeaumont-le-Roger
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Anne-Marie Leconte
Area
1
11.63 km2 (4.49 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
680
 • Density58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
27050 /27170
Elevation79–160 m (259–525 ft)
(avg. 90 m or 300 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Beaumontel is a commune in the Eure department in the Normandy region in northern France.

Location[edit]

The commune lies on the Risle river, located between the plaine du Neubourg and the forest of Beaumont-le-Roger. The Paris-Cherbourg railway line passes through the commune.

History[edit]

The village was formerly known as Belmontel. The village was originally part of Beaumont-le-Roger and had a common origin in lands belonging to the dukes of Normandy which were given to Judith of Brittany and later, to the monks of Bernay.

From the early 15th century until the French Revolution, the area belonged to the Val family.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962516—    
1968533+3.3%
1975617+15.8%
1982763+23.7%
1990745−2.4%
1999715−4.0%
2008715+0.0%

Economy[edit]

Its local economy is based on flour-milling, the production of charcoal and the manufacture of pasta products.

Sights[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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