Canton of Gonfreville-l'Orcher

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Gonfreville-l'Orcher
Former canton
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentSeine-Maritime
No. of communes3
Disbanded2015
SeatGonfreville-l'Orcher
Area
 • Total34.67 km2 (13.39 sq mi)
Population
 (1999)
 • Total20,825
 • Density600/km2 (1,600/sq mi)

The Canton of Gonfreville-l'Orcher 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.

Geography[edit]

An area of light industry, oil refineries and some farming, in the arrondissement of Le Havre, centred on the town of Gonfreville-l'Orcher. The altitude varies from 0m (Gonfreville-l'Orcher) to 107m (Gainneville) for an average altitude of 79m.

Composition[edit]

The Canton of Gonfreville-l'Orcher comprised 3 communes and a total of 20,825 inhabitants (census of 1999, without double counting).

Commune Inhabitants Postal code INSEE code
Gainneville 2370 76700 76296
Gonfreville-l'Orcher 9938 76700 76305
Harfleur 8517 76700 76341

Population[edit]

Historical population of Canton of Gonfreville-l'Orcher
(Source: INSEE)
Year196219681975198219901999
Population182821957821429216372160120825
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°30′35″N 0°13′56″E / 49.50972°N 0.23222°E / 49.50972; 0.23222