Damville

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Damville
Damville Saint Evroult-1.jpg
Coat of arms of Damville
Coat of arms
Damville is located in France
Damville
Damville
Coordinates: 48°52′14″N 1°04′32″E / 48.8706°N 1.0756°E / 48.8706; 1.0756Coordinates: 48°52′14″N 1°04′32″E / 48.8706°N 1.0756°E / 48.8706; 1.0756
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Eure
Arrondissement Évreux
Canton Verneuil-sur-Avre
Intercommunality Pays de Damville
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Françoise Charpentier
Area1 11.74 km2 (4.53 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 2,031
 • Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 27198 /27240
Elevation 130–164 m (427–538 ft)
(avg. 145 m or 476 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.

Damville is a former commune in the Eure Department in the Normandy region in northern France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Mesnils-sur-Iton.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1868 985 —    
1962 1,321 +34.1%
1968 1,349 +2.1%
1975 1,345 −0.3%
1982 1,666 +23.9%
1990 1,897 +13.9%
1999 2,017 +6.3%
2008 2,031 +0.7%

History[edit]

In the Middle Ages, Damville was important for its situation on the Norman border. The fortress of Damville was built in 1035. The castle was burned down by Henry II of England, in 1189, it was rebuilt by Richard the Lionheart.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 23 November 2015 (French)