Blangy-sur-Bresle

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Blangy-sur-Bresle
Blangy railway station
Blangy railway station
Coat of arms of Blangy-sur-Bresle
Coat of arms
Location of Blangy-sur-Bresle
Blangy-sur-Bresle is located in France
Blangy-sur-Bresle
Blangy-sur-Bresle
Blangy-sur-Bresle is located in Normandy
Blangy-sur-Bresle
Blangy-sur-Bresle
Coordinates: 49°55′57″N 1°37′46″E / 49.9325°N 1.6294°E / 49.9325; 1.6294Coordinates: 49°55′57″N 1°37′46″E / 49.9325°N 1.6294°E / 49.9325; 1.6294
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentSeine-Maritime
ArrondissementDieppe
CantonEu
IntercommunalityCC Aumale - Blangy-sur-Bresle
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Vialaret
Area
1
17.45 km2 (6.74 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,035
 • Density170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
76101 /76340
Elevation42–216 m (138–709 ft)
(avg. 49 m or 161 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Blangy-sur-Bresle is a commune in the department of Seine-Maritime in the Normandy region of northern France.

Geography[edit]

Blangy is a small town situated in the valley of the River Bresle – which here forms the border between Normandy and Picardie – some 40 kilometres (25 mi) east of Dieppe in the Pays de Bray. Forestry, farming, and light industry are the main economic activities. The town lies on the D49 and the D928 roads close to junction 5 of the A29 motorway. There is an SNCF railway station from which TER services run to Beauvais and Le Tréport.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Blangy-sur-Bresle
The arms of Blangy-sur-Bresle are blazoned :
Argent, a lion sable, armed and langued gules.



Population[edit]

Historical population of Blangy-sur-Bresle
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population2925333634043456344734043221
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 thirteenth century.
  • The Manoir de Fontaine (1607).
  • The Manoir de Penthièvre (1636), built for la Grande Mademoiselle.
  • The seventeenth century fulling mill at Hollande
  • The Manoir de Grémontmesnil (1776).
  • The mill at Hottineaux 1800).
  • The remains of a medieval castle.
  • Three museums.

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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