Cauville-sur-Mer

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Cauville-sur-Mer
Cliffs at Cauville-sur-Mer
Cliffs at Cauville-sur-Mer
Coat of arms of Cauville-sur-Mer
Coat of arms
Location of Cauville-sur-Mer
Cauville-sur-Mer is located in France
Cauville-sur-Mer
Cauville-sur-Mer
Cauville-sur-Mer is located in Normandy
Cauville-sur-Mer
Cauville-sur-Mer
Coordinates: 49°35′46″N 0°07′48″E / 49.5961°N 0.13°E / 49.5961; 0.13Coordinates: 49°35′46″N 0°07′48″E / 49.5961°N 0.13°E / 49.5961; 0.13
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentSeine-Maritime
ArrondissementLe Havre
CantonOcteville-sur-Mer
IntercommunalityCA havraise
Area
1
11.19 km2 (4.32 sq mi)
Population
(2006)2
1,387
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
76167 /76930
Elevation0–105 m (0–344 ft)
(avg. 95 m or 312 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.

Cauville-sur-Mer 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 Caux, some 10 miles (16 km) northeast of Le Havre, at the junction of the D940 and D311 roads and on the coast of the English Channel. The cliffs here reach up to over 100 metres in height.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Cauville-sur-Mer
The arms of Cauville-sur-Mer are blazoned :
Gules, in fess 3 stalks of wheat [palewise] slipped and leaved Or, and on a chief azure with a little triangular bit poking down, 2 seagulls volant respectant argent between 3 mullets of 5 Or.



Population[edit]

Historical population of Cauville-sur-Mer
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population4804945051005116512431387
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 chateau de Cauville.
  • The church of St.Nicholas, dating from the eleventh century.
  • The church of St.Pierre at the hamlet of Buglise, dating from the thirteenth century.

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