La Bouille

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La Bouille
Commune
La Bouille et son bac.JPG
Coat of arms of La Bouille
Coat of arms
La Bouille is located in France
La Bouille
La Bouille
Coordinates: 49°21′04″N 0°55′55″E / 49.351°N 0.932°E / 49.351; 0.932Coordinates: 49°21′04″N 0°55′55″E / 49.351°N 0.932°E / 49.351; 0.932
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Rouen
Canton Elbeuf
Intercommunality Métropole Rouen Normandie
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Joel Temperton
Area1 1.27 km2 (0.49 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 764
 • Density 600/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 76131 /76530
Elevation 2–133 m (6.6–436.4 ft)
(avg. 5 m or 16 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.

La Bouille is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in north-western France.

Geography[edit]

A small village (in area) surrounded by woodland situated south of a meander of the river Seine, some 11 miles (18 km) southwest of Rouen, at the junction of the D 64, D 132 and the D 675 roads. A ferry service crosses the river to Sahurs.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 959 —    
1800 802 −16.4%
1806 877 +9.4%
1821 1,182 +34.8%
1831 1,171 −0.9%
1836 796 −32.0%
1841 772 −3.0%
1846 741 −4.0%
1851 745 +0.5%
1856 667 −10.5%
1861 652 −2.2%
1866 625 −4.1%
1872 602 −3.7%
1876 556 −7.6%
1881 562 +1.1%
1886 565 +0.5%
1891 544 −3.7%
1896 536 −1.5%
1901 515 −3.9%
1906 519 +0.8%
1911 502 −3.3%
1921 435 −13.3%
1926 466 +7.1%
1931 444 −4.7%
1936 497 +11.9%
1946 611 +22.9%
1954 618 +1.1%
1962 661 +7.0%
1968 611 −7.6%
1975 661 +8.2%
1982 550 −16.8%
1990 862 +56.7%
1999 791 −8.2%
2005 808 +2.1%
2006 805 −0.4%
2007 805 +0.0%
2008 797 −1.0%
2009 788 −1.1%
2010 780 −1.0%
2011 771 −1.2%
2012 793 +2.9%
2013 778 −1.9%
2014 764 −1.8%

Notable people[edit]

Places of interest[edit]

Looking south to La Bouille
The ferry dock at La Bouille


  • The church of Sainte-Madeleine, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • A sixteenth century salt warehouse.
  • Several lesser buildings dating from the thirteenth century.
  • The Château Albert Lambert.
  • The seventeenth-century château de l'Ermitage

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