Buchy, Seine-Maritime

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Buchy
Commune
Coat of arms of Buchy
Coat of arms
Buchy is located in France
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
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Rouen
Canton Le Mesnil-Esnard
Intercommunality Inter-Caux-Vexin
Government
 • Mayor (2017–2020) Patrick Chauvet
Area1 26.30 km2 (10.15 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 2,697
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 76146 /76750
Elevation 139–231 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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.[1]

The inhabitants of the town of Buchy are "Buchois, Buchoises."[2]

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
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 891 1001 1024 1057 1109 1150 1407
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. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 15 November 2016 (in French)
  2. ^ "Commune"

External links[edit]