Canton of Bellencombre

The Canton of Bellencombre is a former canton situated in the Seine-Maritime département and in the Haute-Normandie region of northern France. It was disbanded following the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015. It had a total of 7,641 inhabitants (2012).[1]

Bellencombre
Former canton
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentSeine-Maritime
No. of communes15
Disbanded2015
SeatBellencombre
Area
145.21 km2 (56.07 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
7,641
 • Density53/km2 (140/sq mi)

GeographyEdit

A farming area in the arrondissement of Dieppe, centred on the town of Bellencombre. The altitude varies from 52m (Saint-Hellier) to 213m (Pommeréval) with an average altitude of 146m.

The canton comprised 15 communes:[1]

PopulationEdit

Historical population of Canton of Bellencombre
(Source: INSEE)
Year196219681975198219901999
Population543459005930612767506968
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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Coordinates: 49°42′30″N 1°12′59″E / 49.70833°N 1.21639°E / 49.70833; 1.21639