Villers-Écalles is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.
A village of farming and associated light industry situated by the banks of the Austreberthe River in the Pays de Caux, some 15 miles (24 km) northwest of Rouen near the junction of the D88 with the D143 road.
The confectionery company Ferrero has a factory here, employing 800 people to produce Nutella and Kinder Bueno.
Historical population of Villers-Écalles
|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 church of St. Jean, dating from the thirteenth century.
- The ruins of a fifteenth-century chateau with vaulted cellars.
- A seventeenth-century stone cross.