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Coat of arms of Bornambusc
Coat of arms
Bornambusc is located in France
Coordinates: 49°37′40″N 0°21′09″E / 49.6278°N 0.3525°E / 49.6278; 0.3525Coordinates: 49°37′40″N 0°21′09″E / 49.6278°N 0.3525°E / 49.6278; 0.3525
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Le Havre
Canton Saint-Romain-de-Colbosc
Intercommunality CC Campagne de Caux
 • Mayor (2008–2014) David Fleury
Area1 4.11 km2 (1.59 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 249
 • Density 61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 76118 /76110
Elevation 103–137 m (338–449 ft)
(avg. 120 m or 390 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.

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


The helmet belongs to the d'Harnois de Blangues family.


A small village situated in the Pays de Caux, some 14 miles (23 km) northeast of Le Havre, served by the D10 road. Guy de Maupassant spent time hunting in the Château de Bornambusc (a medieval Jagdschloss) throughout his life, visiting his cousin and dear friend Germer d'Harnois de Blangues. The author was inspired by his cousin's property whose descriptions appear in many of his works, particularly in his novel "Une Vie".


Historical population of Bornambusc
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 179 183 191 218 231 241 249
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 ruins of the 13th century chateau of Clércy.
  • The church of St.Laurent, with parts dating from the thirteenth century.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Sur les pas de Maupassant

External links[edit]