Boos, Seine-Maritime

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Boos
The manor of the abbey of Saint-Amand
The manor of the abbey of Saint-Amand
Coat of arms of Boos
Coat of arms
Location of Boos
Boos is located in France
Boos
Boos
Boos is located in Normandy
Boos
Boos
Coordinates: 49°23′19″N 1°12′14″E / 49.3886°N 1.2039°E / 49.3886; 1.2039Coordinates: 49°23′19″N 1°12′14″E / 49.3886°N 1.2039°E / 49.3886; 1.2039
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentSeine-Maritime
ArrondissementRouen
CantonLe Mesnil-Esnard
IntercommunalityMétropole Rouen Normandie
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Yves Grisel
Area
1
14.03 km2 (5.42 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,813
 • Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
76116 /76520
Elevation67–161 m (220–528 ft)
(avg. 160 m or 520 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Boos is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A farming and light industrial town situated some 6 miles (9.7 km) south of Rouen at the junction of the D6014, D491 and the D138 roads. Rouen Airport takes up around 25% of the area of the commune’s territory.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Boos
The arms of Boos are blazoned :
Gules, a crozier head argent, on a chief azure 3 fleurs de lys Or.



Population[edit]

Historical population of Boos, Seine-Maritime
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population67476710121236248728703102
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.Sauveur, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • A manorhouse dating from the thirteenth century.
  • Vestiges of a feudal castle.
  • A sixteenth century dovecote, decorated with glazed tiles.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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