Canton of Rouen

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Canton of Rouen
French canton
Country France
Region Haute-Normandie Blason region fr Normandie.svg
Department Seine-Maritime     Blason département fr Seine-Maritime.svg
Arrondissement Rouen
Seat Rouen
 • Total 21.38 km2 (8.25 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 106,592
 • Density 5,000/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
Cantonal code 76 42
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The Cantons of Rouen are 7 cantons situated in the Seine-Maritime département and in the Haute-Normandie region of northern France.


A city canton with the river Seine at its heart, in the arrondissement of Rouen, centred on the regional capital of Rouen. The altitude varies from 2m to 152m with an average altitude of 10m.


The Cantons of Rouen comprises just 1 commune (Rouen), split into 7 sub-cantons, with a total of 106,592inhabitants (census of 1999, without double counting).


Historical population of Canton of Rouen
(Source: INSEE)
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2007 2008
Population 120111 120471 114834 101945 102723 106592 {{{7}}} {{{8}}} {{{9}}}
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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