|Elevation||30–128 m (98–420 ft)
(avg. 75 m or 246 ft)
|Land area1||12.74 km2 (4.92 sq mi)|
|- Density||980 /km2 (2,500 /sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||76057/ 76360|
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
|2Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.|
A town of light industry and farming situated by the banks of the Austreberthe River in the Pays de Caux, some 10 miles (16 km) northwest of Rouen at the junction of the D6015, D143 and the D104 roads. SNCF operates a TER rail service here.
The arms of Barentin are blazoned :
|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.Martin, dating from the nineteenth century.
- A museum.
- A seventeenth century fountain on the town square.
- More than 200 statues in the town, by Rodin, Janniot, Bourdelle, Drivier, Frémiet, Lagriffoul, etc.
- The railway viaduct, constructed in 1847 by Joseph Locke, with 27 arches 33m high.
- The sixteenth century chapel of Saint-Hélier.
References↑Jump back a section
- Official website of Barentin (French)
- Barentin on the Quid website (French)
- Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Barentin". Encyclopædia Britannica 3 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.
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