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Coat of arms of Bois-l’Évêque
Coat of arms
Bois-l’Évêque is located in France
Coordinates: 49°27′01″N 1°15′55″E / 49.4503°N 1.2653°E / 49.4503; 1.2653Coordinates: 49°27′01″N 1°15′55″E / 49.4503°N 1.2653°E / 49.4503; 1.2653
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Rouen
Canton Le Mesnil-Esnard
 • Mayor Frédéric Tihi
Area1 7.21 km2 (2.78 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 508
 • Density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 76111 /76160
Elevation 100–163 m (328–535 ft)
(avg. 145 m or 476 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.

Bois-l’Évêque is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.


A farming village situated some 8 miles (13 km) east of Rouen at the junction of the D53 and the D43 roads.


Historical population of Bois-l'Évêque
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 161 175 202 260 290 368 508
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.
  • Remnants of the 13th-century priory de Beaulieu.
  • The nineteenth century Château de Bethel.
  • Ruins of a 13th-century chapel.

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