Villers-Écalles

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Villers-Écalles
Commune
Villers-Écalles is located in France
Villers-Écalles
Villers-Écalles
Location within Normandy region
Villers-Écalles is located in Normandy
Villers-Écalles
Villers-Écalles
Coordinates: 49°32′22″N 0°55′13″E / 49.5394°N 0.9203°E / 49.5394; 0.9203Coordinates: 49°32′22″N 0°55′13″E / 49.5394°N 0.9203°E / 49.5394; 0.9203
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Rouen
Canton Barentin
Government
 • Mayor Jean-Christophe Emo
Area1 7.41 km2 (2.86 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,847
 • Density 250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 76743 /76360
Elevation 21–119 m (69–390 ft)
(avg. 92 m or 302 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.

Villers-Écalles is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

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.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Villers-Écalles
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population821103511641693177717811847
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[edit]

  • 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.

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