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Coat of arms of Oissel
Coat of arms
Oissel is located in France
Coordinates: 49°20′33″N 1°05′32″E / 49.3425°N 01.0922°E / 49.3425; 01.0922Coordinates: 49°20′33″N 1°05′32″E / 49.3425°N 01.0922°E / 49.3425; 01.0922
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Rouen
Canton Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray
Intercommunality CREA
 • Mayor (2008 - 2014) Thierry Foucaud
Area1 22.19 km2 (8.57 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 11,611
 • Density 520/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 76484 /76350
Elevation 2–128 m (6.6–419.9 ft)
(avg. 10 m or 33 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.

Oissel is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.


A suburban and light industrial town situated by the banks of the river Seine, just 8 miles (13 km) south of Rouen at the junction of the D18 and the D13 roads. Junction 22 of the A13 autoroute is entirely within the commune’s borders. SNCF operates a TER rail service here.


Arms of Oissel
The arms of Oissel are blazoned :
Per pale argent and azure, a half-filled alembic gules and a garb Or, and on a chief gules, a leopard Or, armed and langued azure.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
9936 9949 10,501 11,712 11,444 11,053 11,611
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates


Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Martin, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The sixteenth century manorhouse, the Manoir de La Chapelle.
  • The Dambray Pavillon, from the seventeenth century.
  • The Château de La Perreuse.

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