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Notre-Dame church
Notre-Dame church
Coat of arms of Sotteville-sur-Mer
Coat of arms
Sotteville-sur-Mer is located in France
Coordinates: 49°52′56″N 0°49′52″E / 49.8822°N 0.8311°E / 49.8822; 0.8311Coordinates: 49°52′56″N 0°49′52″E / 49.8822°N 0.8311°E / 49.8822; 0.8311
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Saint-Valery-en-Caux
Intercommunality CC Côte d'Albâtre
 • Mayor (2013–2014) Jean-Claude Bazire
Area1 8.09 km2 (3.12 sq mi)
Population (2010)2 357
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 76683 /76740
Elevation 0–69 m (0–226 ft)
(avg. 40 m or 130 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.

Sotteville-sur-Mer is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in north-western France.


A farming village situated in the Pays de Caux, some 11 miles (18 km) southwest of Dieppe, at the junction of the D68 and D89 roads. Here, huge chalk cliffs rise up from a pebble beach to overlook the English Channel. Access to the beach is by 231 steps cut out of the cliffs.


Arms of Sotteville-sur-Mer
The arms of Sotteville-sur-Mer are blazoned :
Or, a lion per fess azure and gules, armed and langued counterchanged.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2007 2010
265 324 318 313 365 388 363 359 357
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • The chapel of Notre-Dame-du-Val, dating from the tenth century.

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