Duclair

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Duclair
The Seine riverside at Duclair
The Seine riverside at Duclair
Coat of arms of Duclair
Coat of arms
Location of Duclair
Duclair is located in France
Duclair
Duclair
Duclair is located in Normandy
Duclair
Duclair
Coordinates: 49°29′08″N 0°52′34″E / 49.4856°N 0.8761°E / 49.4856; 0.8761Coordinates: 49°29′08″N 0°52′34″E / 49.4856°N 0.8761°E / 49.4856; 0.8761
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentSeine-Maritime
ArrondissementRouen
CantonBarentin
IntercommunalityMétropole Rouen Normandie
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean Delalandre
Area
1
10.02 km2 (3.87 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
4,253
 • Density420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
76222 /76480
Elevation1–122 m (3.3–400.3 ft)
(avg. 10 m or 33 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming and light industrial town situated some 11 miles (18 km) west of the centre of Rouen at the junction of the D43, D5 and the D982 roads.
The Austreberthe River joins the Seine at Duclair, which is linked by ferry to the south bank. SNCF operates a TER service, having a railway station in the town.
A breed of duck is named after the town; the canard Duclair is black with a white bib.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Duclair
The arms of Duclair are blazoned :
Per fess 1: per pale I: Azure, a duck volant contourny both wings pointing down argent; II: Or, an apple tree fructed proper on a base vert; 2: Azure, 3 fish contourny argent.



Population[edit]

Historical population of Duclair
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population2492270529753487382241634168
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.Denis, dating from the twelfth century.
  • Traces of a feudal castle.
  • Remains of a 13th-century presbytery.
  • The Château du Taillis, dating from medieval times.
  • The eighteenth-century Château du Vaurouy.
  • La Cour-du-Mont manor house with parts dating from the thirteenth century.
  • A seventeenth-century chapel.
Ferry between Berville-sur-Seine and Duclair

Notable people[edit]

Twin towns[edit]

Germany Ronnenberg, Germany

Bibliography[edit]

  • Francis Aubert, Duclair, un regard sur le passé, Duclair, 2002 ISBN 2-9519259-0-5
  • Ariane Duclert, "Le Caneton à la rouennaise, spécialité de Duclair", Pays de Normandie ISSN 1266-1341
  • Gilbert Fromager, Le Canton of Duclair à l'aube du XXe, Duclair, 1986 ISBN 2-9501653-0-3

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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