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Fontaine-sous-Préaux is located in France
Coordinates: 49°29′07″N 1°10′08″E / 49.4853°N 1.1689°E / 49.4853; 1.1689Coordinates: 49°29′07″N 1°10′08″E / 49.4853°N 1.1689°E / 49.4853; 1.1689
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Rouen
Canton Darnétal
Intercommunality CREA
 • Mayor Francis Debrey
Area1 3.52 km2 (1.36 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 572
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 76273 /76160
Elevation 61–158 m (200–518 ft)
(avg. 80 m or 260 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-sous-Préaux is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.


A village of forestry and farming situated just 3 miles (4.8 km) northeast of the centre of Rouen, at the junction of the D47 and the D91 roads.


Historical population of Fontaine-sous-Préaux
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 174 186 263 304 474 464 572
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 St.Pierre,dating from the nineteenth century.

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