Fontaine-le-Dun

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Fontaine-le-Dun
The centre of Fontaine-le-Dun
The centre of Fontaine-le-Dun
Coat of arms of Fontaine-le-Dun
Coat of arms
Location of Fontaine-le-Dun
Fontaine-le-Dun is located in France
Fontaine-le-Dun
Fontaine-le-Dun
Fontaine-le-Dun is located in Normandy
Fontaine-le-Dun
Fontaine-le-Dun
Coordinates: 49°48′50″N 0°51′03″E / 49.8139°N 0.8508°E / 49.8139; 0.8508Coordinates: 49°48′50″N 0°51′03″E / 49.8139°N 0.8508°E / 49.8139; 0.8508
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentSeine-Maritime
ArrondissementDieppe
CantonSaint-Valery-en-Caux
IntercommunalityCC Côte d'Albâtre
Government
 • MayorYves Lefrique
Area
1
5.35 km2 (2.07 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
946
 • Density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
76272 /76740
Elevation44–100 m (144–328 ft)
(avg. 60 m or 200 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-Dun is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

Fontaine-le-Dun is a small farming town, with associated light industry, situated by the banks of the river Dun in the Pays de Caux, some 15 miles (24 km) southwest of Dieppe, at the junction of the D142 and the D79 roads.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Fontaine-le-Dun
The arms of Fontaine-le-Dun are blazoned :
Azure, a sword between 2 crescents argent above both a lance head Or, and on a chief gules, a cross argent.



Population[edit]

Historical population of Fontaine-le-Dun
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population527607641796962978998
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

2010 = 1117

Places of interest[edit]

  • The eleventh-century church of Notre-Dame
  • A sixteenth-century stone cross
  • A manorhouse dating from the seventeenth century

Notable people[edit]

Pierre Giffard, journalist, was born here in 1853.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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