Ivry-la-Bataille

Ivry-la-Bataille (French pronunciation: ​[ivʁi la bataj]) is a commune in the Eure Department in the Normandy region in northern France. Ivry-la-Bataille was formerly known as Ivry.

Ivry-la-Bataille
The village seen from the chateau
The village seen from the chateau
Coat of arms of Ivry-la-Bataille
Location of Ivry-la-Bataille
Ivry-la-Bataille is located in France
Ivry-la-Bataille
Ivry-la-Bataille
Ivry-la-Bataille is located in Normandy
Ivry-la-Bataille
Ivry-la-Bataille
Coordinates: 48°53′04″N 1°27′42″E / 48.8844°N 1.4617°E / 48.8844; 1.4617Coordinates: 48°53′04″N 1°27′42″E / 48.8844°N 1.4617°E / 48.8844; 1.4617
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentEure
ArrondissementÉvreux
CantonSaint-André-de-l'Eure
IntercommunalityCA Pays de Dreux
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Sylvie Hénaux
Area
1
7.76 km2 (3.00 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
2,694
 • Density350/km2 (900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
27355 /27540
Elevation55–137 m (180–449 ft)
(avg. 64 m or 210 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

HistoryEdit

The Battle of Ivry took place near Ivry on 14 March 1590. It was renamed Ivry-la-Bataille (Ivry-the-Battle) to commemorate the battle and to distinguish the town from Ivry-sur-Seine.

GeographyEdit

Ivry-la-Bataille is located on the river Eure in Normandy and about thirty miles (50 km) west of Paris, at the boundary between the Île-de-France and the Beauce regions.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,699—    
19682,183+28.5%
19752,335+7.0%
19822,065−11.6%
19902,563+24.1%
19992,639+3.0%
20082,603−1.4%

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.

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