Villy-sur-Yères

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Villy-sur-Yères
Commune
The town hall in Villy-sur-Yères
The town hall in Villy-sur-Yères
Villy-sur-Yères is located in France
Villy-sur-Yères
Villy-sur-Yères
Location within Normandy region
Villy-sur-Yères is located in Normandy
Villy-sur-Yères
Villy-sur-Yères
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 CC Falaises du Talou
Government
 • 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 Normandy region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

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.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Villy-sur-Yères
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population191200184180174138177
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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