Oissel

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Oissel
Commune
Oissel railway station
Oissel railway station
Coat of arms of Oissel
Coat of arms
Oissel is located in France
Oissel
Oissel
Location within Normandy region
Oissel is located in Normandy
Oissel
Oissel
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 Métropole Rouen Normandie
Government
 • 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 Normandy region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

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.

Heraldry[edit]

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[edit]

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

People[edit]

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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