Le Grand-Quevilly

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Le Grand-Quevilly
Commune
The town hall in Le Grand-Quevilly
The town hall in Le Grand-Quevilly
Coat of arms of Le Grand-Quevilly
Coat of arms
Le Grand-Quevilly is located in France
Le Grand-Quevilly
Le Grand-Quevilly
Location within Normandy region
Le Grand-Quevilly is located in Normandy
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 UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
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
YearPop.±%
17931,241—    
18001,235−0.5%
18061,278+3.5%
18211,460+14.2%
18311,578+8.1%
18361,440−8.7%
18411,585+10.1%
18461,598+0.8%
18511,555−2.7%
18561,557+0.1%
18611,548−0.6%
18661,519−1.9%
18721,613+6.2%
18761,618+0.3%
18811,731+7.0%
18861,813+4.7%
18911,773−2.2%
18962,132+20.2%
19012,048−3.9%
19062,209+7.9%
19112,458+11.3%
19214,120+67.6%
19266,264+52.0%
19317,683+22.7%
19368,942+16.4%
19469,857+10.2%
195413,565+37.6%
196218,727+38.1%
196825,611+36.8%
197531,963+24.8%
198231,650−1.0%
199027,658−12.6%
199926,679−3.5%
200626,226−1.7%
200726,162−0.2%
200825,826−1.3%
200925,160−2.6%
201024,930−0.9%
201124,637−1.2%
201224,563−0.3%
201324,967+1.6%
201425,273+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 Saint-Pierre, dating from the sixteenth century.

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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