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The church in Fontaine-le-Bourg
The church in Fontaine-le-Bourg
Coat of arms of Fontaine-le-Bourg
Coat of arms
Fontaine-le-Bourg is located in France
Location within Normandy region
Fontaine-le-Bourg is located in Normandy
Coordinates: 49°33′48″N 1°09′50″E / 49.5633°N 1.1639°E / 49.5633; 1.1639Coordinates: 49°33′48″N 1°09′50″E / 49.5633°N 1.1639°E / 49.5633; 1.1639
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Rouen
Canton Bois-Guillaume
Intercommunality Portes Nord-Ouest de Rouen
 • Mayor Patrick Jolly
Area1 12.2 km2 (4.7 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,496
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 76271 /76690
Elevation 62–168 m (203–551 ft)
(avg. 91 m or 299 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.

Fontaine-le-Bourg is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.


A village of farming and a little light industry, situated by the banks of the Cailly River in the Pays de Caux, some 10 miles (16 km) north of Rouen, at the junction of the D53, D44 and the D151 roads.


Arms of Fontaine-le-Bourg
The arms of Fontaine-le-Bourg are blazoned :
Quarterly 1: Gules, a mitre Or; 2: Or a Delmarre-Deboutteville car vert; 3: Or, a weaver's shuttle bendwise vert; 4: gules, a lion Or; all within a bordure compony argent and sable.


Historical population of Fontaine-le-Bourg
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 Notre-Dame, dating from the eleventh century.
  • Ruins of a 16th-century château.
  • A sixteenth century manor house.
  • A memorial, erected in 1958 to commemorate an early motor car journey.
  • A sixteenth century fountain.
  • Old watermills and cotton mills alongside the river.
  • A sandstone cross from the seventeenth century.

Notable people[edit]

Motor engineer Édouard Delamare-Deboutteville (1856–1901), who, in February 1884, together with Léon Malandin, built and drove a motor car fitted with a 4 stroke internal combustion engine from here to Cailly.

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