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The cemetery cross in Saint-Germain-des-Essourts
The cemetery cross in Saint-Germain-des-Essourts
Saint-Germain-des-Essourts is located in France
Location within Normandy region
Saint-Germain-des-Essourts is located in Normandy
Coordinates: 49°32′22″N 1°19′14″E / 49.5394°N 1.3206°E / 49.5394; 1.3206Coordinates: 49°32′22″N 1°19′14″E / 49.5394°N 1.3206°E / 49.5394; 1.3206
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Rouen
Canton Le Mesnil-Esnard
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Michel Duval
Area1 9.37 km2 (3.62 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 364
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 76581 /76750
Elevation 101–171 m (331–561 ft)
(avg. 128 m or 420 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.

Saint-Germain-des-Essourts is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.


A farming village situated in the Pays de Bray, some 14 miles (23 km) northeast of Rouen at the junction of the D98 with the D87 and the D7 with the D61 roads. The commune’s territory is the source of the river Crevon, a small tributary of the Andelle river.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
260 245 247 247 329 352 364
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St. Germain, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • A sixteenth-century stone cross.
  • The nineteenth-century chateau of Fontaine-Châtel.
  • The chateau of Bimare.
  • The chapel of St. Austreberthe.

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