Neufchâtel-en-Bray

Neufchâtel-en-Bray

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Neufchâtel-en-Bray is located in France
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Neufchâtel-en-Bray
Administration
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Neufchâtel-en-Bray
Intercommunality Pays Neufchâtelois
Mayor Xavier Lefrançois
(2008–2014)
Statistics
Elevation 69–230 m (226–750 ft)
(avg. 90 m/300 ft)
Land area1 11.03 km2 (4.26 sq mi)
Population2 5,132  (2006)
 - Density 465 /km2 (1,200 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76462/ 76270
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.

Coordinates: 49°44′05″N 1°26′29″E / 49.734725°N 1.44139°E / 49.734725; 1.44139

Neufchâtel-en-Bray is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

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Geography

A small town of farming and associated light industry situated by the banks of the river Bethune in the Pays de Bray, some 25 miles (40 km) southeast of Dieppe at the junction of the D1, the D48, D928 and the D1314 roads. Junctions 8 and 9 of the A28 autoroute are within the commune’s territory.
A famous heart-shaped cheese has been made here since the 16th century.

Heraldry

Arms of Neufchâtel-en-Bray

The arms of Neufchâtel-en-Bray are blazoned :
Azure, 3 towers argent masoned sable, and on a chief azure fimbriated argent 3 fleurs de lys Or; the whole shield fimbriated argent.




Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
5590 5883 5814 5498 5322 5104 5132
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The château du Val-Boury.
  • Two museums.
  • Several sixteenth century houses.
  • The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The motte and moat of a feudal castle built by Henry I of England.

People

  • Charles Lemercier de Longpré, born here on 20 October 1778, was Navy minister from (1829–1830) under the Second Restoration.
  • David Douillet, born in 1969 at Rouen but grew up here to become French Olympic judo champion.

Twin towns

See also

References

External links



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