Bihorel

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Bihorel
Commune
Notre Dame des Anges Church and market in Bihorel
Notre Dame des Anges Church and market in Bihorel
Coat of arms of Bihorel
Coat of arms
Bihorel is located in France
Bihorel
Bihorel
Coordinates: 49°27′19″N 1°07′01″E / 49.4553°N 1.1169°E / 49.4553; 1.1169Coordinates: 49°27′19″N 1°07′01″E / 49.4553°N 1.1169°E / 49.4553; 1.1169
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Rouen
Canton Bois-Guillaume
Intercommunality CREA
Government
 • Mayor (2008 -) Gilbert Renard
Area1 2.51 km2 (0.97 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 8,664
 • Density 3,500/km2 (8,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 76095 /76420
Elevation 80–167 m (262–548 ft)
(avg. 157 m or 515 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.

Bihorel is a commune of the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France. 1 January 2012 is started to merge with Bois-Guillaume, but the merge was cancelled in January 2014.

Geography[edit]

A suburban and light industrial town forming part of the conglomeration of Rouen, situated at the junction of the D243 and the D443 roads.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Bihorel
The arms of Bihorel are blazoned :
Gules, a bend sinister between in chief a beehive and in base 2 leopards Or, and on a chief azure a knight contourny between an archer contourny and 2 soccer players contourny the sinister one with a ball at his foot, Or.



Population[edit]

Historical population of Bihorel
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 4072 7009 9382 10121 9358 9057 8664
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 church of Notre-Dame, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • A seventeenth century manor house.

Notable people[edit]

Twin towns[edit]

Bihorel 003 jumelages.JPG

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