Administration Country France Region Upper Normandy Department Seine-Maritime Arrondissement Dieppe Canton Aumale Intercommunality Canton d'Aumale Mayor Virginie Lucot-Avril
Statistics Elevation 106–212 m (348–696 ft)
(avg. 130 m/430 ft)
Land area1 9.06 km2 (3.50 sq mi) Population2 2,544 (2006) - Density 281 /km2 (730 /sq mi) INSEE/Postal code 76035/ 76390 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.
A village of farming and associated light industry, situated in the valley of the Bresle River of the Norman Pays de Bray in Normandy on the border with Picardie. It is around 34 miles (55 km) southeast of Dieppe at the junction of the D 916, D 920, D 929 and D 49 roads. The A29 autoroute (Saint-Quentin-Beuzeville) passes through the commune’s northern sector. SNCF, the French railway has a TER station here, on the Beauvais – Le Tréport-Mers line.
The arms of Aumale are blazoned :
Argent, on a fess azure, 3 fleurs de lys Or.
The English title of nobility Albemarle comes from the ancient French county of Aumale, Normandy.
Historical population of Aumale 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2716 2833 2825 2876 2690 2577 2544 From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.
Places of interest
- The church of St.Pierre & St.Paul, dating from the sixteenth century.
- The sixteenth century Hôtel de ville (town hall).
- A seventeenth century Hospital.
- The chapel of Notre-Dame du Cardonnoy, from the thirteenth century.
- The seventeenth century château du Bois Robin
- The tower and buildings of the 16th century abbey.
Sculpted wood panels on the pulpit
The Bresle Viaduct, 755m long, constructed during 2002-2004 to carry the A29 motorway
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