Fontenay, Seine-Maritime

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Fontenay
Commune
The town hall in Fontenay
The town hall in Fontenay
Coat of arms of Fontenay
Coat of arms
Fontenay is located in France
Fontenay
Fontenay
Location within Normandy region
Fontenay is located in Normandy
Fontenay
Fontenay
Coordinates: 49°33′41″N 0°11′01″E / 49.5614°N 0.1836°E / 49.5614; 0.1836Coordinates: 49°33′41″N 0°11′01″E / 49.5614°N 0.1836°E / 49.5614; 0.1836
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentSeine-Maritime
ArrondissementLe Havre
CantonOcteville-sur-Mer
IntercommunalityCA havraise
Government
 • Mayor (2008 - 2014) Claude Bourdier
Area15.61 km2 (2.17 sq mi)
Population (2009)21,043
 • Density190/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code76275 /76290
Elevation25–106 m (82–348 ft)
(avg. 69 m or 226 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.

Fontenay is a commune in the Seine-Maritime département in the Normandy region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated in the Pays de Caux, some 9 miles (14 km) north of Le Havre, on the D111 road.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Fontenay
The arms of Fontenay are blazoned :
Quarternly 1&4: Argent, a two-level fountain azure; 2&3: Azure, 2 fesses Or; overall on a bend sinister gules, 3 bezants (Or).



Population[edit]

Historical population of Fontenay, Seine-Maritime
Year19621968197519821990199920062009
Population31632442710221123114310341043
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.Michel, dating from the eleventh century.
  • The sixteenth century château du Tôt.
  • The Clinarderie manorhouse.

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