The church in Fontaine-le-Bourg
|Intercommunality||Portes Nord-Ouest de Rouen|
|• Mayor||Patrick Jolly|
|Area1||12.2 km2 (4.7 sq mi)|
|• Density||120/km2 (320/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||76271 /76690|
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.
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.
|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.
|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
- 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.
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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