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Gainneville is located in France
Coordinates: 49°31′07″N 0°15′08″E / 49.5186°N 0.2522°E / 49.5186; 0.2522Coordinates: 49°31′07″N 0°15′08″E / 49.5186°N 0.2522°E / 49.5186; 0.2522
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Le Havre
Canton Le Havre-3
Intercommunality CA havraise
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Didier Leriche
Area1 4.65 km2 (1.80 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,610
 • Density 560/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 76296 /76700
Elevation 25–107 m (82–351 ft)
(avg. 90 m or 300 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.

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


A small farming town situated in the Pays de Caux, some 7 miles (11 km) east of Le Havre, at the junction of the D6015 (ex-N15) and D111 roads.


Historical population of Gainneville
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 988 1070 1154 1589 2219 2370 2610
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 sixteenth century.

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