Le Tronquay, Eure

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Le Tronquay
The church in Le Tronquay
The church in Le Tronquay
Location of Le Tronquay
Le Tronquay is located in France
Le Tronquay
Le Tronquay
Le Tronquay is located in Normandy
Le Tronquay
Le Tronquay
Coordinates: 49°25′37″N 1°28′46″E / 49.4269°N 1.4794°E / 49.4269; 1.4794Coordinates: 49°25′37″N 1°28′46″E / 49.4269°N 1.4794°E / 49.4269; 1.4794
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentEure
ArrondissementLes Andelys
CantonRomilly-sur-Andelle
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marcel Le Roy
Area
1
19.06 km2 (7.36 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
522
 • Density27/km2 (71/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
27664 /27480
Elevation85–179 m (279–587 ft)
(avg. 155 m or 509 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Le Tronquay is a commune in the Eure department in Normandy in northern France. It is located in the forest of Lyons, 100 km from Paris and 30 km from Rouen. The village has two primary schools. The commune of Le Tronquay includes the localities Les Cornets, La Grand Fray, La Motte, Le Fresnay, and Les Landez, and notable farms are Les Callouettes, Les Brûlins, Le Bâtiment, and La Garenne.

History[edit]

Le Tronquay was first mentioned in the 12th century. The name Tronquay is probably related to the word tronc meaning "trunk". In 1787, the commune Les Hogues was separated from the territory of Le Tronquay.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17931,471—    
18001,392−5.4%
18061,395+0.2%
18211,331−4.6%
18311,225−8.0%
18361,317+7.5%
18411,249−5.2%
18461,194−4.4%
18511,207+1.1%
18561,097−9.1%
18611,059−3.5%
1866977−7.7%
1872911−6.8%
1876880−3.4%
1881817−7.2%
1886805−1.5%
1891723−10.2%
1896662−8.4%
1901603−8.9%
1906577−4.3%
1911546−5.4%
1921488−10.6%
1926492+0.8%
1931510+3.7%
1936465−8.8%
1946474+1.9%
1954460−3.0%
1962464+0.9%
1968392−15.5%
1975403+2.8%
1982372−7.7%
1990410+10.2%
1999391−4.6%
2008480+22.8%

Personalities[edit]

  • Pierre Guarin, benedictine monk, who published works on Hebrew grammar
  • Nicolas Brémontier (1738 in Tronquay - 1809 in Paris)- a general inspector of the départmental routes. He was the first in France who applied plantations of maritime pines in order to fixate moving sand dunes.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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