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For Monsieur de Orollee Virville who once owned the notable Châteauneuf-du-Pape estate Château Fortia, see Château Fortia.
Virville is located in France
Coordinates: 49°35′33″N 0°21′21″E / 49.5925°N 0.3558°E / 49.5925; 0.3558Coordinates: 49°35′33″N 0°21′21″E / 49.5925°N 0.3558°E / 49.5925; 0.3558
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Le Havre
Canton Saint-Romain-de-Colbosc
Intercommunality Campagne de Caux
Area1 2.46 km2 (0.95 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 301
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 76747 /76110
Elevation 93–127 m (305–417 ft)
(avg. 120 m or 390 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.

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


A small farming village in the Pays de Caux, situated some 13 miles (21 km) northeast of Le Havre, at the junction of the D125 and D10 roads. An SNCF TER railway station serves both this and a neighbouring commune.


Historical population of Virville
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 144 147 155 211 254 260 301
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. Aubin, dating from the twelfth century.

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