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Beaumont-le-Roger

Beaumont-le-Roger
The Church Saint-Nicolas (2010)
The Church Saint-Nicolas (2010)
Coat of arms of Beaumont-le-Roger
Coat of arms
Beaumont-le-Roger is located in France
Beaumont-le-Roger
Beaumont-le-Roger
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Eure
Arrondissement Bernay
Canton Beaumont-le-Roger
Intercommunality Beaumont-le-Roger
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Pierre Le Roux
Area1 36.42 km2 (14.06 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 2,942
 • Density 81/km2 (210/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 27051 / 27170
Elevation 84–163 m (276–535 ft)
(avg. 80 m or 260 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.

Beaumont-le-Roger is a commune in the department of Eure in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

Geography

The commune is located in the valley of the Risle on the edge of the forest with which it shares its name. It is crossed by the Paris-Cherbourg railway line, on which it has a station. The Beaumont forest covers four communes; it is the largest private forest in Normandy.

History

Roger de Beaumont, a powerful 11th century lord and adviser

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