Clères

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Clères
The covered marketplace in Clères
The covered marketplace in Clères
Coat of arms of Clères
Coat of arms
Location of Clères
Clères is located in France
Clères
Clères
Clères is located in Normandy
Clères
Clères
Coordinates: 49°36′01″N 1°06′40″E / 49.6003°N 1.1111°E / 49.6003; 1.1111Coordinates: 49°36′01″N 1°06′40″E / 49.6003°N 1.1111°E / 49.6003; 1.1111
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentSeine-Maritime
ArrondissementRouen
CantonBois-Guillaume
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes des Portes Nord-Ouest de Rouen
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Nathalie Thierry
Area
1
11.36 km2 (4.39 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,382
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
76179 /76690
Elevation63–181 m (207–594 ft)
(avg. 113 m or 371 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Clères is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in north-western France.

Geography[edit]

A farming and forestry market town situated by the banks of the Clérette river, in the Pays de Caux, some 17 miles (27 km) northeast of Rouen, at the junction of the D 2, D 6, D 53 and the D 100 roads. SNCF has a TER railway station in the town.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Clères
The arms of Clères are blazoned :
Argent, a bend azure diapered Or, charged with a flamingo Or.



Population[edit]

Historical population of Clères
Year17931821196219681975198219901999200620082011
Population560511100610551091130212541266130313131361
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 Sts. Waast-&-Nicolas, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The church of St. Sauveur at Cordelleville, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The church of Notre-Dame at Le Tôt, dating from the twelfth century.
  • A château and its park, home of the zoo.
  • A seventeenth century sandstone cross.
  • Ruins of a medieval castle.
  • Several ancient wood-framed houses.
  • The eighteenth century market hall ‘Les Halles’.

People with links to the commune[edit]

Twin towns[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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