Bures-en-Bray

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Bures-en-Bray
The church in Bures-en-Bray
The church in Bures-en-Bray
Location of Bures-en-Bray
Bures-en-Bray is located in France
Bures-en-Bray
Bures-en-Bray
Bures-en-Bray is located in Normandy
Bures-en-Bray
Bures-en-Bray
Coordinates: 49°46′44″N 1°20′09″E / 49.7789°N 1.3358°E / 49.7789; 1.3358Coordinates: 49°46′44″N 1°20′09″E / 49.7789°N 1.3358°E / 49.7789; 1.3358
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentSeine-Maritime
ArrondissementDieppe
CantonNeufchâtel-en-Bray
IntercommunalityCC Londinières
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacky Lévêque
Area
1
10.99 km2 (4.24 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
325
 • Density30/km2 (77/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
76148 /76660
Elevation47–201 m (154–659 ft)
(avg. 83 m or 272 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Bures-en-Bray is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated in the Pays de Bray, 20 miles (32 km) southeast of Dieppe, at the junction of the D1 with the D114 and D12 roads. The Béthune River flows through the middle of the village.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Bures-en-Bray
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population428434343301318266313
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.Aignan, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The sixteenth century manorhouse de Tourpes.
  • The motte of a feudal castle from the twelfth century.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ https://books.google.com/books?id=OH8_AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA21&lpg=PA21&dq=ch%C3%A2teau+de+Bures-en-Bray&source=bl&ots=GBU0p_dJ0_&sig=ZfFiYIjw2xzIPX1s-6G_ur20puk&hl=en&sa=X&ei=UAbBVPKqBI-qyASOoYHQDg&ved=0CFwQ6AEwCA#v=onepage&q=ch%C3%A2teau%20de%20Bures-en-Bray&f=false

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