The town hall in Tourville-la-Rivière
|Intercommunality||Métropole Rouen Normandie|
|• Mayor (2008 - 2014)||Noël Levillain|
|8 km2 (3 sq mi)|
|• Density||320/km2 (830/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||2–82 m (6.6–269.0 ft) |
(avg. 11 m or 36 ft)
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
A small farming and light industrial town situated by the banks of the Seine, some 9 miles (14 km) south of Rouen at the junction of the D144, D7 and the D13 roads.
Junction 21 of the A13 autoroute is within the commune’s borders. SNCF operates a TER rail service to the town. A huge new shopping centre was opened here in 2006.
|The arms of the commune of Tourville-la-Rivière are blazoned :|
Bendy argent and azure, a crowned lion gules between 3 escallops Or.
|From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.|
Places of interest
- The shopping centre.
- The church of St. Martin, dating from the sixteenth century.
- The seventeenth-century chateau of Tourville at Bédane, with a dovecote built in 1691 and a 15th-century chapel.
- A seventeenth-century stone cross.
- A Roman necropolis of 150 to 200 tombs with pottery and coins all discovered during the building of the SNCF railway.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Tourville-la-Rivière.|
- The shopping centre website (in French)
- Official town website (in French)
- Tourville-la-Rivière on the Quid website (in French)
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