La Ferté-Saint-Samson

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La Ferté-Saint-Samson
The house of Henry IV in La Ferté-Saint-Samson
The house of Henry IV in La Ferté-Saint-Samson
Coat of arms of La Ferté-Saint-Samson
Coat of arms
Location of La Ferté-Saint-Samson
La Ferté-Saint-Samson is located in France
La Ferté-Saint-Samson
La Ferté-Saint-Samson
La Ferté-Saint-Samson is located in Normandy
La Ferté-Saint-Samson
La Ferté-Saint-Samson
Coordinates: 49°34′44″N 1°31′32″E / 49.5789°N 1.5256°E / 49.5789; 1.5256Coordinates: 49°34′44″N 1°31′32″E / 49.5789°N 1.5256°E / 49.5789; 1.5256
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentSeine-Maritime
ArrondissementDieppe
CantonGournay-en-Bray
IntercommunalityCC 4 rivières
Government
 • MayorMaurice Defromerie
Area
1
19.05 km2 (7.36 sq mi)
Population
(2006)2
420
 • Density22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
76261 /76440
Elevation119–196 m (390–643 ft)
(avg. 190 m or 620 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 Ferté-Saint-Samson is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A forestry and farming village situated in the Pays de Bray, some 39 miles (63 km) southeast of Dieppe at the junction of the D61, the D21 and the D921 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of La Ferté-Saint-Samson
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population382447372319333341420
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 motte and ruins of a feudal castle.
  • An old house dating from the sixteenth century.
  • A nineteenth-century château.
  • The thirteenth-century chapel of St.Samson.
  • The church of St.Pierre, dating from the tenth century.

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