Le Tilleul, Seine-Maritime

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Le Tilleul
The beach near Etretat
The beach near Etretat
Coat of arms of Le Tilleul
Coat of arms
Le Tilleul is located in France
Le Tilleul
Le Tilleul
Location within Normandy region
Le Tilleul is located in Normandy
Le Tilleul
Le Tilleul
Coordinates: 49°40′59″N 0°12′23″E / 49.6831°N 0.2064°E / 49.6831; 0.2064Coordinates: 49°40′59″N 0°12′23″E / 49.6831°N 0.2064°E / 49.6831; 0.2064
ArrondissementLe Havre
IntercommunalityCC Canton de Criquetot-l'Esneval
Area16.27 km2 (2.42 sq mi)
Population (2006)2680
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code76693 /76790
Elevation0–114 m (0–374 ft)
(avg. 110 m or 360 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.

Le Tilleul is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.


A farming village in the Pays de Caux, some 13 miles (21 km) northeast of Le Havre, at the junction of the D111 and D940.


Arms of Le Tilleul
The arms of Le Tilleul are blazoned :
Paly Or and azure, on a chief gules a linden flower slipped and leaved between 2 seagulls respectant Or. Blason modèle fr Armes parlantes.svg Canting arms ('Linden' is tilleul in French).


Historical population of Le Tilleul, Seine-Maritime
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 church of St. Martin, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The eighteenth-century chateau of Fréfossé.
  • The cliffs and beach, which in 2007, provided the backdrop for some scenes in the film La Disparue de Deauville, starring Sophie Marceau.

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