Hodeng-au-Bosc

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Hodeng-au-Bosc
Commune
The church in Hodeng-au-Bosc
The church in Hodeng-au-Bosc
Hodeng-au-Bosc is located in France
Hodeng-au-Bosc
Hodeng-au-Bosc
Location within Normandy region
Hodeng-au-Bosc is located in Normandy
Hodeng-au-Bosc
Hodeng-au-Bosc
Coordinates: 49°51′46″N 1°42′30″E / 49.8628°N 1.7083°E / 49.8628; 1.7083Coordinates: 49°51′46″N 1°42′30″E / 49.8628°N 1.7083°E / 49.8628; 1.7083
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Eu
Intercommunality CC Aumale - Blangy-sur-Bresle
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Santerre
Area1 8.77 km2 (3.39 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 589
 • Density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 76363 /76340
Elevation 61–205 m (200–673 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 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.

Hodeng-au-Bosc is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region of northern France.

Geography[edit]

A forestry and farming village situated in the valley of the river Bresle in the Pays de Bray, some 33 miles (53 km) southeast of Dieppe at the junction of the D7, the D246 and the D49 roads. The commune also features a glassmaking factory, founded in 1623.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Hodeng-au-Bosc
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population440444507541576555589
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.Denis, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The church of St.Sauveur at Guimerville, dating from the sixteenth century.

People[edit]

Jean-Luc Thérier, racing driver for the Alpine Renault team in the 1970s, was born here in 1945.

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