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Coat of arms of Cany-Barville
Coat of arms
Cany-Barville is located in France
Coordinates: 49°47′19″N 0°38′22″E / 49.7886°N 0.6394°E / 49.7886; 0.6394Coordinates: 49°47′19″N 0°38′22″E / 49.7886°N 0.6394°E / 49.7886; 0.6394
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Saint-Valery-en-Caux
Intercommunality CC Côte d'Albâtre
 • Mayor (2008–) Jean Pierre Thévenot
Area1 13.57 km2 (5.24 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 3,226
 • Density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 76159 /76450
Elevation 10–126 m (33–413 ft)
(avg. 25 m or 82 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.

Cany-Barville is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.


A farming and light industrial town situated by the banks of the river Durdent in the Pays de Caux, some 25 miles (40 km) southwest of Dieppe, at the junction of the D925, D10 and the D268 roads.


Arms of Cany-Barville
The arms of Cany-Barville are blazoned :
Quarterly 1: Argent, 2 garbs of wheat vert and an apple tree vert fructed gules; 2: Azure, a horse and in sinister chief a sheep argent; 3: Azure, a pike contourny and an eel contourny argent; 4: Argent, a hill filling most of the field, rising to sinister, with 5 trees at the top, vert, a fess wavy argent 'river'. [Really, quarter 4 is Vert, a fess wavy argent, and a bit of indescribable sky argent.]


Historical population of Cany-Barville
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 1629 1704 2209 3202 3349 3364 3226
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. Siméon, at Barville, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The church of St. Martin, at Cany, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • The seventeenth-century chapel of St. Gilles and St. Leu
  • The seventeenth-century chateau de Cany, built between 1640 and 1656 by François Mansart, with its chapel and a park.
  • Remnants of a fortified manorhouse dating from the fourteenth century.
  • A feudal motte at Barville.
  • The fifteenth century watermill and museum.

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