Gaillefontaine

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Gaillefontaine
The chateau in Gaillefontaine
The chateau in Gaillefontaine
Location of Gaillefontaine
Gaillefontaine is located in France
Gaillefontaine
Gaillefontaine
Gaillefontaine is located in Normandy
Gaillefontaine
Gaillefontaine
Coordinates: 49°39′16″N 1°37′01″E / 49.6544°N 1.6169°E / 49.6544; 1.6169Coordinates: 49°39′16″N 1°37′01″E / 49.6544°N 1.6169°E / 49.6544; 1.6169
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentSeine-Maritime
ArrondissementDieppe
CantonGournay-en-Bray
IntercommunalityCC 4 rivières
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Dany Guesdon
Area
1
26.23 km2 (10.13 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,239
 • Density47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
76295 /76870
Elevation143–246 m (469–807 ft)
(avg. 246 m or 807 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Gaillefontaine is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A small town of farming, forestry and light industry situated by the banks of the river Béthune in the Pays de Bray, some 36 miles (58 km) southeast of Dieppe, at the junction of the D919, the D9 and the D135 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Gaillefontaine
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population1232145215031373144614601417
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 eleventh-century church of St.Jean-Baptiste at the hamlet of Noyers.
  • The eleventh-century church of St.Maurice.
  • The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • Some 17th-century remains of the abbey.
  • The remains of the 11th-century castle.
  • The château at Saint-Maurice
  • The château de Gaillefontaine, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • Several old houses, dating from the sixteenth century.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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