Luneray

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Luneray
The Protestant temple in Luneray
The Protestant temple in Luneray
Coat of arms of Luneray
Coat of arms
Location of Luneray
Luneray is located in France
Luneray
Luneray
Luneray is located in Normandy
Luneray
Luneray
Coordinates: 49°49′45″N 0°54′51″E / 49.8292°N 0.9142°E / 49.8292; 0.9142Coordinates: 49°49′45″N 0°54′51″E / 49.8292°N 0.9142°E / 49.8292; 0.9142
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentSeine-Maritime
ArrondissementDieppe
CantonLuneray
IntercommunalityCC Terroir de Caux
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Martial Hauguel
Area
1
5.08 km2 (1.96 sq mi)
Population
(2006)2
2,113
 • Density420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
76400 /76810
Elevation66–100 m (217–328 ft)
(avg. 83 m or 272 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A small town of farming and light industry situated in the Pays de Caux, some 11 miles (18 km) southwest of Dieppe at the junction of the D70, the D4 and the D27 roads. The commune is also served by the TER railway.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Luneray
The arms of Luneray are blazoned :
Quarterly 1: Per chevron argent and gules; 2: Gules, a chevron between 3 wolf heads Or; 3: Or, 3 lions sable; 4: Argent, 3 ermine spots sable.



Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
1664 1782 1736 1807 2006 2166 2113
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • An eighteenth-century Protestant church. Luneray is one of the few Norman communes to have a significant Protestant population. The first French Sunday school was opened Luneray, August 7, 1814 by Pastor Laurent Cadoret, who built the temple with his parishioners

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