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Pont-Audemer

Pont-Audemer
Train station
Train station
Coat of arms of Pont-Audemer
Coat of arms
Pont-Audemer is located in France
Pont-Audemer
Pont-Audemer
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Eure
Arrondissement Bernay
Canton Pont-Audemer
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014 intercomm = Pont-Audemer) Michel Leroux
Area1 9.35 km2 (3.61 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 8,675
 • Density 930/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 27467 / 27500
Elevation 2–115 m (6.6–377.3 ft)
(avg. 9 m or 30 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.

Pont-Audemer is a commune in the Eure department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Population 2
  • Sights 3
  • Personalities 4
  • Transport 5

Geography

The commune is situated on the river Risle, 13 km upstream from its outflow into the Seine. It lies on the border between the regions Roumois and Lieuvin .

Population

Sights

The commune was spared substantial damage to its historic buildings during the Battle of Normandy. Nowadays the half-timbered buildings and the canals running between them are a tourist attraction. The church of Saint-Ouen is noted for its Renaissaince stained glass.

Personalities

Transport

The X2426 at Pont-Audemer Station.

Pont-Audemer has a railway station, Gare de Pont-Audemer, but passenger services were ceased in 1969. The station is served by TER Haute-Normandie buses. PontAuRail, a heritage railway association, ran two Diesel multiple units (a [[SNCF

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