Buchy, Seine-Maritime

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Coat of arms of Buchy
Coat of arms
Buchy is located in France
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 Buchy
Intercommunality Moulin d'Ecalles
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Patrick Chauvet
Area1 3.67 km2 (1.42 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,407
 • Density 380/km2 (990/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 76146 /76750
Elevation 169–211 m (554–692 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 Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

The inhabitants of the town of Buchy are "Buchois, Buchoises."[1]


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.


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.


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.

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