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|Subprefecture and commune|
The church and surroundings in Les Andelys
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Laure Dael|
|Area1||40.62 km2 (15.68 sq mi)|
|• Density||200/km2 (530/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||27016 /27700|
7–161 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.
The commune is divided into two parts, Grand-Andely and Petit-Andely.
- Château Gaillard, a medieval castle, is located in Les Andelys.
- Sainte Clotilde Miraculous Spring
- The Seine Banks
- The half-timbered houses of Petit Andely
Les Andelys was the birthplace of:
- Adrianus Turnebus (1512–1565), classical scholar
- Nicolas Poussin (1594–1665), painter
- Jean-Pierre Blanchard (1753–1809), balloonist, first man to cross the English Channel by air
- Charles Joshua Chaplin (1825–1891), painter
- Sir John Woodroffe (1865–1936), lawyer and writer on Indian philosophy and Tantra, lived here from 1920 until his death
- Henry Torrès (1891–1966), trial lawyer, politician, and writer
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Les Andelys.|
- Les Andelys travel guide from Wikivoyage
- Promenade of the Andelys country (in French)
- Les Andelys City Guide
- Les Andelys News (in French)
- Les Andelys holds the second largest (in France) town flea market, the 'La Grande Foire à Tout des Andelys' every September. A mix of brocante, local produce and associations; review here.
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