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Villy-sur-Yères is located in France
Coordinates: 49°56′36″N 1°27′04″E / 49.9433°N 1.4511°E / 49.9433; 1.4511Coordinates: 49°56′36″N 1°27′04″E / 49.9433°N 1.4511°E / 49.9433; 1.4511
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Eu
Intercommunality Yères et Plateaux
 • Mayor Gaston Accoulon
Area1 8.34 km2 (3.22 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 177
 • Density 21/km2 (55/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 76745 /76260

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.

Villy-sur-Yères is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.


A farming village situated on the banks of the Yères river in the Pays de Bray, some 18 miles (29 km) east of Dieppe at the junction of the D16 and the D315 roads. The village name was changed from Villy-le-Bas in 1998.


Historical population of Villy-sur-Yères
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 191 200 184 180 174 138 177
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. Martin, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The church of St. Aqualin, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • Ruins of an old priory in the middle of a field.

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