Pîtres

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Pîtres
The church in Pîtres
The church in Pîtres
Coat of arms of Pîtres
Coat of arms
Location of Pîtres
Pîtres is located in France
Pîtres
Pîtres
Pîtres is located in Normandy
Pîtres
Pîtres
Coordinates: 49°19′13″N 1°13′37″E / 49.3203°N 1.2269°E / 49.3203; 1.2269Coordinates: 49°19′13″N 1°13′37″E / 49.3203°N 1.2269°E / 49.3203; 1.2269
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentEure
ArrondissementLes Andelys
CantonPont-de-l'Arche
IntercommunalityCASE
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Jean Carré
Area
1
10.97 km2 (4.24 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,500
 • Density230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
27458 /27590
Elevation7–138 m (23–453 ft)
(avg. 14 m or 46 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Pîtres (medieval Pistres) is a commune in the Eure department in Normandy in north-western France. It lies on the Seine.

History[edit]

Historically, it had a bridge to prevent Vikings from sailing up the river to Paris. It was here that King Charles the Bald promulgated the Edict of Pistres in 864.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17931,000—    
18001,053+5.3%
1806971−7.8%
1821963−0.8%
1831990+2.8%
18361,045+5.6%
18411,026−1.8%
18461,028+0.2%
18511,074+4.5%
1856980−8.8%
1861930−5.1%
1866914−1.7%
1872905−1.0%
1876888−1.9%
18811,054+18.7%
1886939−10.9%
18911,005+7.0%
1896972−3.3%
1901983+1.1%
1906904−8.0%
1911900−0.4%
1921925+2.8%
1926937+1.3%
19311,036+10.6%
1936982−5.2%
19461,063+8.2%
19541,045−1.7%
19621,278+22.3%
19681,848+44.6%
19752,374+28.5%
19822,312−2.6%
19902,285−1.2%
19992,289+0.2%
20062,118−7.5%
20112,391+12.9%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.