Les Grandes-Ventes

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Les Grandes-Ventes
The church in Les Grandes-Ventes
The church in Les Grandes-Ventes
Coat of arms of Les Grandes-Ventes
Coat of arms
Location of Les Grandes-Ventes
Les Grandes-Ventes is located in France
Les Grandes-Ventes
Les Grandes-Ventes
Les Grandes-Ventes is located in Normandy
Les Grandes-Ventes
Les Grandes-Ventes
Coordinates: 49°47′12″N 1°13′38″E / 49.7867°N 1.2272°E / 49.7867; 1.2272Coordinates: 49°47′12″N 1°13′38″E / 49.7867°N 1.2272°E / 49.7867; 1.2272
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentSeine-Maritime
ArrondissementDieppe
CantonNeufchâtel-en-Bray
IntercommunalityCC Bray-Eawy
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Annick Bocandé
Area
1
24.76 km2 (9.56 sq mi)
Population
(2006)2
1,869
 • Density75/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
76321 /76950
Elevation70–203 m (230–666 ft)
(avg. 180 m or 590 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 Grandes-Ventes is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A large village of farming, forestry and associated light industry situated in the Pays de Bray, some 12 miles (19 km) southeast of Dieppe at the junction of the D77, the D915 and the D22 roads.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Les Grandes-Ventes
The arms of Les Grandes-Ventes are blazoned :
Quarterly 1&4: Azure, on a bend argent between 2 spur rowels Or, 5 lozengees gules bendwise; 2&3: Argent, 2 fesses gules.



Population[edit]

Historical population of Les Grandes-Ventes
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population1513138113731496172918131869
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 château de La Heuze.
  • Vestiges of the priory of St-Marguerite, now a farm.
  • The chapel de La Haye-le-Comte, dating from the seventeenth century.
  • The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the sixteenth century.

Twin towns[edit]

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