Sotteville-lès-Rouen

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Template:Infobox French commune Sotteville-lès-Rouen is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

Geography

The largest suburb of the city of Rouen and adjacent to it, some Template:Convert south of the centre of Rouen at the junction of the D94 and the D18 roads.

Heraldry

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Transportation

The métro connects the commune with Rouen and Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray.

The commune used to be a railway town in the days of the old Rouen tramway.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
33,443 34,495 31,659 30,558 29,544 29,553 30,076
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The three churches of Notre-Dame, St. Vincent and Notre-Dame, all dating from the twentieth century.

People

  • Jacques Anquetil (1934–1987), racing cyclist, started his career here with AC Sotteville.
  • Anny Duperey (1947-), comedienne, lives here.

See also

  • Communes of the Seine-Maritime department

References

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Bibliography

  • L. Leroy, D. Andrieu et J.-F. Glabik, Sotteville, une vie, éd. Maison pour Tous, 1989 ; 1991 ISBN 2-909094-00-6
  • Guy Pessiot, Histoire de l’agglomération rouennaise : la rive gauche, éd. du P’tit Normand, 1990 ISBN 978-2-906258-22-8

External links

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