Seine-Maritime

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Seine-Maritime
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Coat of Arms de la Seine-Maritime


Details
Information
Number76
RegionHaute-Normandie
PrefectureRouen
SubprefecturesDieppe
Le Havre
Population


 - Total (1999)
 - Density

Ranked 10th


1,239,138


197 /km²
Area6,278 km²
Arrondissements3
Cantons69
Communes745
President of the
general council
Didier Marie
Location
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Location of de la Seine-Maritime in France

Seine-Maritime is a French département in Normandy.

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History

Seine-Maritime was initially and previously known as Seine-Inférieure; but this first denomination was dropped on January 18, 1955.

In fact, all département denominations starting with "Bas-" (Low-) or including "Inférieur" have been gradually switched to a more "positive" denomination, with the exception of the département Bas-Rhin.

Geography

The département includes the chalky plateau of the Pays de Caux and the cliffs of the English Channel coast.

Economy

Demographics

Culture

Miscellaneous topics

External link

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