Conches-en-Ouche

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Conches-en-Ouche
The church in Conches-en-Ouche
The church in Conches-en-Ouche
Coat of arms of Conches-en-Ouche
Coat of arms
Location of Conches-en-Ouche
Conches-en-Ouche is located in France
Conches-en-Ouche
Conches-en-Ouche
Conches-en-Ouche is located in Normandy
Conches-en-Ouche
Conches-en-Ouche
Coordinates: 48°57′41″N 0°56′36″E / 48.9614°N 0.9433°E / 48.9614; 0.9433Coordinates: 48°57′41″N 0°56′36″E / 48.9614°N 0.9433°E / 48.9614; 0.9433
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentEure
ArrondissementÉvreux
CantonConches-en-Ouche
IntercommunalityPays de Conches
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alfred Recours
Area
1
16.72 km2 (6.46 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
5,129
 • Density310/km2 (790/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
27165 /27190
Elevation100–173 m (328–568 ft)
(avg. 123 m or 404 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Conches-en-Ouches is a commune in the Eure département in northern France.

Geography[edit]

It is located by the Rouloir river, southwest of Évreux in the Normandy region. The town is located on a plateau known as the Pays d'Ouche.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
18822,105—    
19623,028+43.8%
19683,534+16.7%
19753,785+7.1%
19823,854+1.8%
19904,009+4.0%
19994,280+6.8%
20085,034+17.6%

Sights and monuments[edit]

  • Château de Conches-en-Ouche, ruins of 11th-century castle
  • L'église Sainte-Foy
  • Abbaye Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul de Châtillon-lès-Conches
  • Arboretum
  • Folk museum

Personalities linked to the commune[edit]

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Conches-en-Ouche is twinned with:

See also[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Twinnings" (PDF). Central Union of Municipalities & Communities of Greece. Retrieved 2013-08-25.
  3. ^ "British towns twinned with French towns [via WaybackMachine.com]". Archant Community Media Ltd. Archived from the original on 5 July 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-20.