• Birthplace of Jacques Anquetil
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     (1934–1987), the first cyclist to win the Tour de France
    Tour de France
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     five times.
  • Viviane Asseyi
    Viviane Asseyi
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  • Jackson Mendy
    Jackson Mendy
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  • Matthieu Louis-Jean
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  • Mohamed Sissoko
    Mohamed Sissoko
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    , Juventus F.C footballer, was born here.
  • Lucien Tesnière
    Lucien Tesnière
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     (1893–1954), ínfluential French linguist, was born here.
  • Lagaf'
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    , French humorist and TV-presenter.
  • Thierry Foucaud
    Thierry Foucaud
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     (1954- ), French politician, was born here.
  • Jamel Ait Ben Idir
    Jamel Aït Ben Idir
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    , footballer, was born here.
  • For two years it was home to Tony Parker
    Tony Parker
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     the NBA star recently married to Eva Longoria
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     of Desperate Housewives
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  • Sébastien Le Toux
    Sébastien Le Toux
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    , who plays for Philadelphia Union of Major League Soccer
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    , was born here.


style="font-weight: bold; font-size: 1.1em; margin-bottom: 0.5em"|Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
9989 16,031 19,146 19,736 19,961 21,265 21,150
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The church of St.Jacques, dating from the eleventh century, used as a workshop after the Revolution.
  • The church of St.Thomas, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The sixteenth century church of St.Aignan.
  • The nineteenth century church of St.Andre.
  • The modern church of Notre-Dame-de-Miséricorde (1970).
  • The chapel of the Petit-Séminaire (1862).
  • Several ancient houses.

Colleges and universities

See also

  • Communes of the Seine-Maritime department
  • Seine-Maritime
    Seine-Maritime is a French department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France. It is situated on the northern coast of France, at the mouth of the Seine, and includes the cities of Rouen and Le Havre...

  • Normandy
    Normandy is a geographical region corresponding to the former Duchy of Normandy. It is in France.The continental territory covers 30,627 km² and forms the preponderant part of Normandy and roughly 5% of the territory of France. It is divided for administrative purposes into two régions:...

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