Maromme

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Maromme
Commune
Maison Pélissier in Maromme
Maison Pélissier in Maromme
Coat of arms of Maromme
Coat of arms
Maromme is located in France
Maromme
Maromme
Location within Normandy region
Maromme is located in Normandy
Maromme
Maromme
Coordinates: 49°28′57″N 1°02′34″E / 49.4825°N 1.0428°E / 49.4825; 1.0428Coordinates: 49°28′57″N 1°02′34″E / 49.4825°N 1.0428°E / 49.4825; 1.0428
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentSeine-Maritime
ArrondissementRouen
CantonCanteleu
IntercommunalityMétropole Rouen Normandie
Government
 • Mayor (2008 - 2014) David Lamiray
Area14.01 km2 (1.55 sq mi)
Population (2006)211,977
 • Density3,000/km2 (7,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code76410 /76150
Elevation11–137 m (36–449 ft)
(avg. 16 m or 52 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A suburban town of forestry and light industry situated by the banks of the Cailly River, just 3 miles (4.8 km) northwest of Rouen city centre, at the junction of the D51, D56, D43 and the D6015 roads. SNCF operates a TER rail service here.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Maromme
The arms of Maromme are blazoned :
Per bend sinister 1: Gules, a beehive Or issuant from the line of partition(?); 2: Or, 3 chimneys issuant from 4 factory roofs gules; and on a chief vert, 3 bees Or.



Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
8982 10,107 11,622 12,431 12,744 12,411 11,977
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Martin, dating from the nineteenth century.

People with links to the commune[edit]

  • Aimable Pélissier (1794–1864), Marshal of France, was born here
  • Georges Chedanne (1861–1940), architect, was born here
  • Georges Bradberry (1878–1959), artist, was born here

Twin towns[edit]

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