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Coat of arms of Ouville-la-Rivière
Coat of arms
Ouville-la-Rivière is located in France
Coordinates: 49°52′25″N 0°57′37″E / 49.8736°N 0.9603°E / 49.8736; 0.9603Coordinates: 49°52′25″N 0°57′37″E / 49.8736°N 0.9603°E / 49.8736; 0.9603
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Offranville
Intercommunality Saâne et Vienne
 • Mayor (2008–2013) Jacques Thelu
Area1 6.34 km2 (2.45 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 602
 • Density 95/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 76492 /76860
Elevation 7–74 m (23–243 ft)
(avg. 9 m or 30 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.

Ouville-la-Rivière is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.


A village of farming and light industry situated by the banks of the river Saâne in the Pays de Caux at the junction of the D27, D54 and the D925 roads, some 6 miles (9.7 km) southwest of Dieppe.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
610 642 645 609 634 602 602
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • A yew tree nearly 1000 years old.
  • The eighteenth-century château de Tous-les-Mesnils, open to visitors on weekend afternoons in the summer.
  • The manorhouse du Tessy, now a guesthouse.
  • The château d'Ouville, damaged during World War II, and not yet completely rebuilt.
  • The church of St. Gilles, dating from the eleventh century.
  • A sixteenth-century stone cross.

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