Canton of Forges-les-Eaux

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Canton of Forges-les-Eaux
Canton
Country France
Region Haute-Normandie Blason region fr Normandie.svg
Department Seine-Maritime     Blason département fr Seine-Maritime.svg
Arrondissement Dieppe
Seat Forges-les-Eaux
Communes 21
Government
 • Representative Michel Lejeune 2001-2008
Area¹
 • Total 230.63 km2 (89.05 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 10,340
 • Density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Cantonal code 76 23
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The Canton of Forges-les-Eaux is a former canton situated in the Seine-Maritime département and in the Haute-Normandie region of northern France. It was disbanded following the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015. It consisted of 21 communes, which joined the canton of Gournay-en-Bray in 2015.[1]

Geography[edit]

An area of farming and light industry in the arrondissement of Dieppe, centred on the town of Forges-les-Eaux. The altitude varies from 101m (Mesnil-Mauger) to 246m (Gaillefontaine) for an average altitude of 170m.

Composition[edit]

The Canton of Forges-les-Eaux comprised 21 communes and a total of 10,340 inhabitants (census of 1999, without double counting).

Commune Inhabitants Postal code INSEE code
Beaubec-la-Rosière 394 76440 76060
Beaussault 369 76870 76065
La Bellière 71 76440 76074
Compainville 108 76440 76185
La Ferté-Saint-Samson 341 76440 76261
Forges-les-Eaux 3465 76440 76276
Le Fossé 381 76440 76277
Gaillefontaine 1460 76870 76295
Grumesnil 403 76440 76332
Haucourt 204 76440 76343
Haussez 233 76440 76345
Longmesnil 38 76440 76393
Mauquenchy 276 76440 76420
Mesnil-Mauger 223 76440 76432
Pommereux 87 76440 76505
Roncherolles-en-Bray 430 76440 76535
Rouvray-Catillon 195 76440 76544
Saint-Michel-d'Halescourt 109 76440 76623
Saumont-la-Poterie 382 76440 76666
Serqueux 988 76440 76672
Le Thil-Riberpré 183 76440 76691

Population[edit]

Historical population of Canton of Forges-les-Eaux
(Source: INSEE)
Year196219681975198219901999200620072008
Population987310697100779921991410340108561090610988
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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Coordinates: 49°37′16″N 1°34′25″E / 49.62111°N 1.57361°E / 49.62111; 1.57361