Fontaine-le-Bourg

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Fontaine-le-Bourg
The church in Fontaine-le-Bourg
The church in Fontaine-le-Bourg
Coat of arms of Fontaine-le-Bourg
Coat of arms
Location of Fontaine-le-Bourg
Fontaine-le-Bourg is located in France
Fontaine-le-Bourg
Fontaine-le-Bourg
Fontaine-le-Bourg is located in Normandy
Fontaine-le-Bourg
Fontaine-le-Bourg
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
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentSeine-Maritime
ArrondissementRouen
CantonBois-Guillaume
IntercommunalityPortes Nord-Ouest de Rouen
Government
 • MayorPatrick Jolly
Area
1
12.2 km2 (4.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,760
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
76271 /76690
Elevation62–168 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.

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

Geography[edit]

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.

Heraldry[edit]

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.



Population[edit]

Historical population of Fontaine-le-Bourg
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population1062116411701301142014831496
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.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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