Eslettes

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Eslettes
Location of Eslettes
Eslettes is located in France
Eslettes
Eslettes
Eslettes is located in Normandy
Eslettes
Eslettes
Coordinates: 49°32′49″N 1°03′12″E / 49.5469°N 1.0533°E / 49.5469; 1.0533Coordinates: 49°32′49″N 1°03′12″E / 49.5469°N 1.0533°E / 49.5469; 1.0533
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentSeine-Maritime
ArrondissementRouen
CantonNotre-Dame-de-Bondeville
Government
 • MayorMichel Tieursin
Area
1
5.12 km2 (1.98 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,571
 • Density310/km2 (790/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
76245 /76710
Elevation44–167 m (144–548 ft)
(avg. 160 m or 520 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated by the banks of the Cailly River in the Pays de Caux, some 16 miles (26 km) northeast of Rouen, at the junction of the D251, D44 and the D297 roads. The A151 autoroute pass through the territory of the commune.

Toponymy[edit]

Mentioned in a Latinized version : Esletis ab. 1040.[2]

Old Norse sletta "flat land" with an Old English plural -s.

Same place-name as Sleights (Yorkshire), and without -s, Sletten (Denmark).[3]

Population[edit]

Historical population of Eslettes
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population501513665935138313961514
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 modern church of Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc (Joan of Arc), dating from the twentieth century. Built between 1920 (canonization year of Joan of Arc) and 1925.
  • Two châteaux, de la Ratière and Galais.
  • The eighteenth-century château des Alleurs.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ François de Beaurepaire, Les noms des communes et anciennes paroisss de la Seine-Maritime, éditions Picard. p. 73.
  3. ^ Beaurepaire.

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