Offranville

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Offranville
Commune
The town hall in Offranville
The town hall in Offranville
Coat of arms of Offranville
Coat of arms
Offranville is located in France
Offranville
Offranville
Location within Normandy region
Offranville is located in Normandy
Offranville
Offranville
Coordinates: 49°52′18″N 1°02′57″E / 49.8717°N 1.0492°E / 49.8717; 1.0492Coordinates: 49°52′18″N 1°02′57″E / 49.8717°N 1.0492°E / 49.8717; 1.0492
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentSeine-Maritime
ArrondissementDieppe
CantonDieppe-1
IntercommunalityCA Région Dieppoise
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2015) Claude Dolique
Area117.34 km2 (6.70 sq mi)
Population (2006)23,643
 • Density210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code76482 /76550
Elevation8–92 m (26–302 ft)
(avg. 80 m or 260 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.

Offranville is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in north-western France.

Geography[edit]

A small town of farming and light industry situated in the Pays de Caux at the junction of the D55, the D54 and the D237 roads, some 5 miles (8.0 km) south-west of Dieppe. The river Scie forms most of the commune’s eastern border with Saint-Aubin-sur-Scie.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Offranville
The arms of Offranville are blazoned :
Quarterly 1: Or, a cross gules between 16 alerions azure; 2: Barry argent and gules, a lion sable crowned Or; 3: Tierced per fess a: azure, b: Or, a semi-circle couped azure c: argent, 3 ducks sable beaked and membered gules; 4: Gules, 2 batons raguly in saltire Or between a crescent argent and 3 mullets of 5 Or.



Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
2049 2040 2236 2930 3059 3471 3643
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

People[edit]

Jacques-Émile Blanche (1861–1942), artist, lived and died here.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Ouen, dating from the sixteenth century, with a twisted spire.
  • A 1000-year-old yew tree, 7 metres (23 feet) in circumference.
  • Three châteaux and their parks.
  • The Jacques-Émile Blanche museum.

Twin towns[edit]

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