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Clais is located in France
Coordinates: 49°48′31″N 1°27′01″E / 49.8086°N 1.4503°E / 49.8086; 1.4503Coordinates: 49°48′31″N 1°27′01″E / 49.8086°N 1.4503°E / 49.8086; 1.4503
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Neufchâtel-en-Bray
Intercommunality Londinières
 • Mayor (2008–2016) Luc Benoist
Area1 12.45 km2 (4.81 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 206
 • Density 17/km2 (43/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 76175 /76660
Elevation 86–224 m (282–735 ft)
(avg. 98 m or 322 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.

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


A farming village situated by the banks of the river Eaulne in the Pays de Bray, some 24 miles (39 km) southeast of Dieppe, at the junction of the D1314 and the D14 roads.


Historical population of Clais
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 274 289 259 244 209 202 206
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.Martin, dating from the eleventh century.

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