Préaux, Seine-Maritime

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Préaux
The town hall in Préaux
The town hall in Préaux
Coat of arms of Préaux
Coat of arms
Location of Préaux
Préaux is located in France
Préaux
Préaux
Préaux is located in Normandy
Préaux
Préaux
Coordinates: 49°29′31″N 1°12′52″E / 49.4919°N 1.2144°E / 49.4919; 1.2144Coordinates: 49°29′31″N 1°12′52″E / 49.4919°N 1.2144°E / 49.4919; 1.2144
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentSeine-Maritime
ArrondissementRouen
CantonLe Mesnil-Esnard
IntercommunalityCC Inter-Caux-Vexin
Government
 • MayorJean Pierre Lemoine
Area
1
18.95 km2 (7.32 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,838
 • Density97/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
76509 /76160
Elevation80–176 m (262–577 ft)
(avg. 170 m or 560 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Préaux is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated some 9 miles (14 km) northeast of Rouen at the junction of the D6015, D47 and the D104 roads. The A151 autoroute passes through the commune's territory.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Préaux
The arms of Préaux are blazoned :
Gules, 4 pales argent, overall a double-headed eagle Or, langued of the field, heads and feet azure.



Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
546 611 822 1105 1450 1641 1679
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the eighteenth century.
  • Ruins of a thirteenth-century castle.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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