Le Grand-Quevilly

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Le Grand-Quevilly
Les pics et un immeuble du quartier Kennedy de Grand Quevilly.jpg
Coat of arms of Le Grand-Quevilly
Coat of arms
Le Grand-Quevilly is located in France
Le Grand-Quevilly
Le Grand-Quevilly
Coordinates: 49°24′26″N 1°03′11″E / 49.4072°N 1.0531°E / 49.4072; 1.0531Coordinates: 49°24′26″N 1°03′11″E / 49.4072°N 1.0531°E / 49.4072; 1.0531
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Rouen
Canton Le Grand-Quevilly
Intercommunality Métropole Rouen Normandie
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Marc Massion
Area1 11.11 km2 (4.29 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 25,273
 • Density 2,300/km2 (5,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 76322 /76120
Elevation 1–68 m (3.3–223.1 ft)
(avg. 42 m or 138 ft)
Website grandquevilly.fr

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.

Le Grand-Quevilly [lə ɡʁɑ̃ keviji] is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in north-western France.

Geography[edit]

The town is third largest suburb of Rouen, a port with considerable light industry situated just 3 miles (5 kilometres) southwest of the centre of Rouen, at the junction of the D 3, D 492 and the D 338 roads.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Le Grand-Quevilly is twinned[1] with:

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,241 —    
1800 1,235 −0.5%
1806 1,278 +3.5%
1821 1,460 +14.2%
1831 1,578 +8.1%
1836 1,440 −8.7%
1841 1,585 +10.1%
1846 1,598 +0.8%
1851 1,555 −2.7%
1856 1,557 +0.1%
1861 1,548 −0.6%
1866 1,519 −1.9%
1872 1,613 +6.2%
1876 1,618 +0.3%
1881 1,731 +7.0%
1886 1,813 +4.7%
1891 1,773 −2.2%
1896 2,132 +20.2%
1901 2,048 −3.9%
1906 2,209 +7.9%
1911 2,458 +11.3%
1921 4,120 +67.6%
1926 6,264 +52.0%
1931 7,683 +22.7%
1936 8,942 +16.4%
1946 9,857 +10.2%
1954 13,565 +37.6%
1962 18,727 +38.1%
1968 25,611 +36.8%
1975 31,963 +24.8%
1982 31,650 −1.0%
1990 27,658 −12.6%
1999 26,679 −3.5%
2006 26,226 −1.7%
2007 26,162 −0.2%
2008 25,826 −1.3%
2009 25,160 −2.6%
2010 24,930 −0.9%
2011 24,637 −1.2%
2012 24,563 −0.3%
2013 24,967 +1.6%
2014 25,273 +1.2%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Grand-Quevilly
the arms of Grand-Quevilly are blazoned :
Gules, on a fess sable an escallop between two crosses bottony fitchy argent; all between a leopard Or armed and langued azure and the point of queville Or.



Places of interest[edit]

  • The ‘Zénith de Rouen’ concert hall.
  • The fifteenth-century manor house at Grand Aulnay.
  • The church of St. Pierre, dating from the sixteenth century.

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (French) grandquevilly.fr
  2. ^ "Hinckley, UK - Grand-Quevilly, France twinning". Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council. Retrieved 2013-07-14. 

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