Grandcourt, Seine-Maritime

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Grandcourt
The town hall in Grandcourt
The town hall in Grandcourt
Location of Grandcourt
Grandcourt is located in France
Grandcourt
Grandcourt
Grandcourt is located in Normandy
Grandcourt
Grandcourt
Coordinates: 49°54′54″N 1°29′32″E / 49.915°N 1.4922°E / 49.915; 1.4922Coordinates: 49°54′54″N 1°29′32″E / 49.915°N 1.4922°E / 49.915; 1.4922
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentSeine-Maritime
ArrondissementDieppe
CantonNeufchâtel-en-Bray
IntercommunalityCC Londinières
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Henry
Area
1
22.44 km2 (8.66 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
356
 • Density16/km2 (41/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
76320 /76660
Elevation55–204 m (180–669 ft)
(avg. 70 m or 230 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming and forestry village which was created from five former parishes at the time of the French Revolution. It is situated by the banks of the Yères river, adjacent to the forest of Eu, in the Pays de Bray, some 20 miles (32 km) east of Dieppe and at the junction of the D14, the D16 and the D149 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Grandcourt, Seine-Maritime
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population454528488419337331349
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]

Grandcourt War Cemetery
  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the eleventh century.
  • The church of St. Wandrille, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • Vestiges of an eleventh-century castle motte
  • Grandcourt War Cemetery, containing 58 Second World War burials[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ http://www.cwgc.org/find-a-cemetery/cemetery/2008003

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