Bures-en-Bray

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Bures-en-Bray
Commune
The church in Bures-en-Bray
The church in Bures-en-Bray
Bures-en-Bray is located in France
Bures-en-Bray
Bures-en-Bray
Location within Normandy region
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
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Neufchâtel-en-Bray
Intercommunality CC Londinières
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacky Lévêque
Area1 10.99 km2 (4.24 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 313
 • Density 28/km2 (74/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 76148 /76660
Elevation 47–201 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.

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

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.[1]

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