Les Andelys

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Les Andelys
The church and surroundings in Les Andelys
The church and surroundings in Les Andelys
Coat of arms of Les Andelys
Coat of arms
Location of Les Andelys
Les Andelys is located in France
Les Andelys
Les Andelys
Les Andelys is located in Normandy
Les Andelys
Les Andelys
Coordinates: 49°14′46″N 1°24′45″E / 49.2461°N 1.4125°E / 49.2461; 1.4125Coordinates: 49°14′46″N 1°24′45″E / 49.2461°N 1.4125°E / 49.2461; 1.4125
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentEure
ArrondissementLes Andelys
CantonLes Andelys
IntercommunalityAndelys Environs
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Laure Dael
Area
1
40.62 km2 (15.68 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
8,253
 • Density200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
27016 /27700
Elevation7–161 m (23–528 ft)
(avg. 23 m or 75 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.

Les Andelys (French pronunciation: ​[lez‿ɑ̃dli]; Norman: Les Aundelys) is a commune in the Eure department in Normandy in northern France.

Geography[edit]

It lies on the Seine, about 35 km (22 mi) northeast of Évreux.

The commune is divided into two parts, Grand-Andely and Petit-Andely.

Panorama from the belvedere of Château Gaillard

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793 5,140—    
1800 5,160+0.4%
1806 5,048−2.2%
1821 5,016−0.6%
1831 5,168+3.0%
1836 5,085−1.6%
1841 5,345+5.1%
1846 5,000−6.5%
1851 5,161+3.2%
1856 5,026−2.6%
1861 5,137+2.2%
1866 5,161+0.5%
1872 5,379+4.2%
1876 5,574+3.6%
1881 5,474−1.8%
1886 5,423−0.9%
1891 6,040+11.4%
1896 5,923−1.9%
1901 5,715−3.5%
1906 5,514−3.5%
1911 5,530+0.3%
1921 5,237−5.3%
1926 5,396+3.0%
1931 5,366−0.6%
1936 5,529+3.0%
1946 5,238−5.3%
1954 5,648+7.8%
1962 6,090+7.8%
1968 7,053+15.8%
1975 8,196+16.2%
1982 8,124−0.9%
1990 8,455+4.1%
1999 9,044+7.0%
2008 8,253−8.7%

Sights[edit]

Château Gaillard, Donjon
Our Lady's Church

Personalities[edit]

Les Andelys was the birthplace of:

Sir John Woodroffe (1865–1936), lawyer and writer on Indian philosophy and Tantra, lived there from 1920 until his death.

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