Biville-sur-Mer

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Biville-sur-Mer
Part of Petit-Caux
Location of Biville-sur-Mer
Biville-sur-Mer is located in France
Biville-sur-Mer
Biville-sur-Mer
Biville-sur-Mer is located in Normandy
Biville-sur-Mer
Biville-sur-Mer
Coordinates: 49°58′59″N 1°15′13″E / 49.9831°N 1.2536°E / 49.9831; 1.2536Coordinates: 49°58′59″N 1°15′13″E / 49.9831°N 1.2536°E / 49.9831; 1.2536
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentSeine-Maritime
ArrondissementDieppe
CantonDieppe-2
CommunePetit-Caux
Area
1
5.3 km2 (2.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
657
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
76630
Elevation0–128 m (0–420 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Biville-sur-Mer is a former commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Petit-Caux.[1]

Geography[edit]

A farming village in the Pays de Caux, bordered by cliffs overlooking the English Channel, some 8 miles (13 km) northeast of Dieppe, at the junction of the D925 and the D313 roads.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Biville-sur-Mer
The arms of Biville-sur-Mer are blazoned :
Azure, the outline of the local church surrounding 2 swans respectant argent, all upon a base per fess wavy vert and azure. ('base' and 'sea')



Population[edit]

Historical population of Biville-sur-Mer
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population287323344524547534657
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 St.Remi, dating from the thirteenth century.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 26 November 2015 ‹See Tfd›(in French)

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