Buchy, Seine-Maritime

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Buchy
The town hall in Buchy
The town hall in Buchy
Coat of arms of Buchy
Coat of arms
Location of Buchy
Buchy is located in France
Buchy
Buchy
Buchy is located in Normandy
Buchy
Buchy
Coordinates: 49°35′10″N 1°21′37″E / 49.5861°N 1.3603°E / 49.5861; 1.3603Coordinates: 49°35′10″N 1°21′37″E / 49.5861°N 1.3603°E / 49.5861; 1.3603
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentSeine-Maritime
ArrondissementRouen
CantonLe Mesnil-Esnard
IntercommunalityInter-Caux-Vexin
Government
 • Mayor (2017–2020) Patrick Chauvet
Area
1
26.30 km2 (10.15 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,831
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
76146 /76750
Elevation139–231 m (456–758 ft)
(avg. 192 m or 630 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Buchy is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France. On 1 January 2017, the former communes of Bosc-Roger-sur-Buchy and Estouteville-Écalles were merged into Buchy.[2]

The inhabitants of the town of Buchy are "Buchois, Buchoises."[3]

Geography[edit]

A small farming town situated in the Pays de Bray some 16 miles (26 km) northeast of Rouen, at the junction of the D7, D41 and the D919 roads.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Buchy
The arms of Buchy are blazoned :
Azure, an ax argent, handled Or, planted in a stump proper, on a chief gules, 3 logger's wedges argent.



Population[edit]

Historical population of Buchy, Seine-Maritime
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population891100110241057110911501407
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 Sts. Peter & Paul, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • An eleventh-century feudal motte.
  • The seventeenth-century market hall.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 15 November 2016 ‹See Tfd›(in French)
  3. ^ "Commune"

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