Darnétal

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Darnétal
The church of Carville
The church of Carville
Coat of arms of Darnétal
Coat of arms
Location of Darnétal
Darnétal is located in France
Darnétal
Darnétal
Darnétal is located in Normandy
Darnétal
Darnétal
Coordinates: 49°26′43″N 1°09′07″E / 49.4453°N 1.1519°E / 49.4453; 1.1519Coordinates: 49°26′43″N 1°09′07″E / 49.4453°N 1.1519°E / 49.4453; 1.1519
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentSeine-Maritime
ArrondissementRouen
CantonDarnétal
IntercommunalityMétropole Rouen Normandie
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christian Lecerf
Area
1
4.93 km2 (1.90 sq mi)
Population
(2017)2
9,588
 • Density1,900/km2 (5,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
76212 /76160
Elevation13–143 m (43–469 ft)
(avg. 22 m or 72 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.

Darnétal (Norman: Darnétâ) is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A light industrial suburban town surrounded by woodland, situated some 2 miles (3.2 km) east of the centre of Rouen at the junction of the D43, D15 and the N31 roads. Two small rivers flow through the town, the Robec and the Aubette.
SNCF operates a TER service, having a railway station in the town.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Darnétal
The arms of Darnétal are blazoned :
Gules, a fess wavy [river] between two gear wheels argent and, in base, a printers stamp between, to dexter a weaver's shuttle and its bobbin in saltire, and to sinister a ?linen? shuttle with its ?teasel? in saltire Or.



Population[edit]

Historical population of Darnétal
Year19621968197519821990199920062017
Population999511,06211,76510,0819779922595319588
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 churches of St.Ouen and of St.Pierre, both dating from the sixteenth century.
  • Traces of a feudal castle.
  • A restored watermill.

Notable people[edit]

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