Octeville-sur-Mer

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Octeville-sur-Mer
Commune
The plateau between the village and the sea
The plateau between the village and the sea
Coat of arms of Octeville-sur-Mer
Coat of arms
Octeville-sur-Mer is located in France
Octeville-sur-Mer
Octeville-sur-Mer
Coordinates: 49°33′23″N 0°07′04″E / 49.5564°N 0.1178°E / 49.5564; 0.1178Coordinates: 49°33′23″N 0°07′04″E / 49.5564°N 0.1178°E / 49.5564; 0.1178
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Le Havre
Canton Octeville-sur-Mer
Intercommunality Le Havre
Area1 20.37 km2 (7.86 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 5,525
 • Density 270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 76481 /76930
Elevation 0–105 m (0–344 ft)
(avg. 75 m or 246 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.

Octeville-sur-Mer is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France and is twinned with Bourne End (Bucks) in United Kingdom since 2003 and with Furci Siculo (Sicily) in Italy since 2010.

Geography[edit]

A small farming town in the Pays de Caux with huge cliffs overlooking the English Channel, some 4 miles (6.4 km) north of Le Havre, at the junction of the D31 and D940 roads. The commune covers a large area, and boasts an airport (of Le Havre), a golf course and several small villages and hamlets.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Octeville-sur-Mer
The arms of Octeville-sur-Mer are blazoned :
Azure, a chevron fracted argent between 3 escallops Or.



Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
2038 2057 2334 3251 4005 4834 5525
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

Center and church
  • The church of St.Martin, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • The church of St.Barthélemy, dating from the seventeenth century.
  • The remains of some World War II artillery defences.

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