Ry, Seine-Maritime

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Ry is located in France
Coordinates: 49°28′19″N 1°20′40″E / 49.4719°N 1.3444°E / 49.4719; 1.3444Coordinates: 49°28′19″N 1°20′40″E / 49.4719°N 1.3444°E / 49.4719; 1.3444
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Rouen
Canton Le Mesnil-Esnard
Intercommunality Plateau de Martainville
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Auzou
Area1 5.71 km2 (2.20 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 709
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 76548 /76116
Elevation 68–157 m (223–515 ft)
(avg. 75 m or 246 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.

Ry (pronounced [ʁi]) is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.


A farming village situated by the banks of the small river Crevon, some 12 miles (19 km) northeast of Rouen at the junction of the D12, D13, D62 and the D93 roads.

The village of Yonville in Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary is traditionally held to have been based on Ry.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
522 527 525 544 610 605 709
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

The church porch
  • The church of St. Sulpice, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The eighteenth century Château de Vascoeuil.
  • The automaton museum.

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