Gouy, Seine-Maritime

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Gouy
Commune
The entrance to the Gouy cave
The entrance to the Gouy cave
Coat of arms of Gouy
Coat of arms
Gouy is located in France
Gouy
Gouy
Location within Normandy region
Gouy is located in Normandy
Gouy
Gouy
Coordinates: 49°21′19″N 1°08′54″E / 49.3553°N 1.1483°E / 49.3553; 1.1483Coordinates: 49°21′19″N 1°08′54″E / 49.3553°N 1.1483°E / 49.3553; 1.1483
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Rouen
Canton Darnétal
Intercommunality Métropole Rouen Normandie
Government
 • Mayor Jean-Pierre Breugnot
Area1 4.97 km2 (1.92 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 788
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 76313 /76520
Elevation 2–133 m (6.6–436.4 ft)
(avg. 76 m or 249 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated by the banks of the river Seine, some 6 miles (9.7 km) southeast of the centre of Rouen, at the junction of the D6015 and the D91 roads.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Gouy
The arms of Gouy are blazoned :
Per fess argent and azure, 2 keys in saltire sable and 3 baguettes palewise 2 & 1 Or.



Population[edit]

Historical population of Gouy, Seine-Maritime
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population331348446468644794788
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 and Paul, dating from the twelfth century.
  • Prehistoric finds in caves and graves by the Seine.

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