La Londe

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La Londe
Coat of arms of La Londe
Coat of arms
Location of La Londe
La Londe is located in France
La Londe
La Londe
La Londe is located in Normandy
La Londe
La Londe
Coordinates: 49°18′22″N 0°57′11″E / 49.306°N 0.953°E / 49.306; 0.953Coordinates: 49°18′22″N 0°57′11″E / 49.306°N 0.953°E / 49.306; 0.953
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentSeine-Maritime
ArrondissementRouen
CantonElbeuf
IntercommunalityMétropole Rouen Normandie
Government
 • Mayor (2008 - 2014) Jean-Pierre Jaouen
Area
1
30.98 km2 (11.96 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,389
 • Density77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
76391 /76500
Elevation20–138 m (66–453 ft)
(avg. 128 m or 420 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

La Londe is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France. It was first mentioned in historical records in 1170

Geography[edit]

A forestry and farming village situated some 12 miles (19 km) southwest of Rouen, at the junction of the D132 and the D38 roads. The commune borders the department of the Eure.

Population[edit]

Historical population of La Londe
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population1194142316721738190020072239
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Toponymy[edit]

Lunda around 1170. There are more than 100 place-names la Londe in Normandy. It means "the wood, the grove". It derives from Old Norse lundr "grove".

Places of interest[edit]

«Le bûcheron de la forêt de La Londe», sculpted by Paul Richer in 1899
  • A memorial to the Canadian soldiers that liberated the town in August 1944.
  • The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • A seventeenth-century château.
  • A stone cross from the sixteenth century.
  • Some Roman ruins.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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