Métropole Rouen Normandie

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Métropole Rouen Normandie
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
No. of communes 71
Established 2015
Seat Rouen
Government
 • President Frédéric Sanchez (PS)
 • Term of office 2015 - present
Area
 • Total 663.8 km2 (256.3 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 499,570
 • Density 750/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Website www.metropole-rouen-normandie.fr

Métropole Rouen Normandie is the métropole, an intercommunal structure, centred on the city of Rouen. It is located in the Seine-Maritime department, in the Normandy region, north-western France. It was created in January 2015, replacing the previous Communauté d'agglomération Rouen-Elbeuf-Austreberthe.[1] Its population was 499,570 in 2014, of which 113,313 in Rouen proper.[2]

History[edit]

The Agglomeration community of Rouen-Elbeuf-Austreberthe (French: Communauté d'agglomération Rouen-Elbeuf-Austreberthe) was created in 2010. On January 1, 2015, the Metropolis replaced the agglomeration community in accordance with a law of January 2014.[3]

Responsibilities[edit]

The goal of the Métropole is to build a better metropolitan area by synchronizing the transport system, environmental actions, etc.

Communes[edit]

The 71 communes of the Métropole Rouen Normandie are:[1][2][4]

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References[edit]

Coordinates: 49°26′N 1°05′E / 49.44°N 1.09°E / 49.44; 1.09