Jumièges (French pronunciation: ​[ʒymjɛʒ])or ‘’’Baëmintenash/ Bohemontenash’’’ is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in north-western France.

Jumièges
Ruins of the abbey of Jumièges
Ruins of the abbey of Jumièges
Coat of arms of Jumièges
Location of Jumièges
Jumièges is located in France
Jumièges
Jumièges
Jumièges is located in Normandy
Jumièges
Jumièges
Coordinates: 49°26′04″N 0°49′17″E / 49.4344°N 0.8214°E / 49.4344; 0.8214Coordinates: 49°26′04″N 0°49′17″E / 49.4344°N 0.8214°E / 49.4344; 0.8214
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentSeine-Maritime
ArrondissementRouen
CantonBarentin
IntercommunalityMétropole Rouen-Normandie
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Julien Delalandre[1]
Area
1
18.75 km2 (7.24 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
1,715
 • Density91/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
76378 /76480
Elevation0–83 m (0–272 ft)
(avg. 8 m or 26 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

A forestry and farming village situated in a meander of the river Seine, some 21 kilometres (13 mi) west of Rouen, at the junction of the D 65 and the D 143 roads. A ferry service operates here, connecting the commune with the south and west sides of the river.

HeraldryEdit

The arms of Jumièges are blazoned :
Azure, a cross Or between 4 keys addorsed argent.



DemographyEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17931,694—    
18001,850+9.2%
18061,862+0.6%
18211,955+5.0%
18311,847−5.5%
18361,711−7.4%
18411,678−1.9%
18461,674−0.2%
18511,765+5.4%
18561,670−5.4%
18611,602−4.1%
18661,618+1.0%
18721,073−33.7%
18761,084+1.0%
18811,015−6.4%
18861,028+1.3%
18911,027−0.1%
18961,020−0.7%
1901995−2.5%
19061,012+1.7%
1911928−8.3%
YearPop.±%
1921872−6.0%
1926847−2.9%
1931867+2.4%
1936880+1.5%
19461,078+22.5%
19541,088+0.9%
19621,214+11.6%
19681,305+7.5%
19751,474+13.0%
19821,634+10.9%
19901,641+0.4%
19991,714+4.4%
20061,715+0.1%
20071,715+0.0%
20081,718+0.2%
20091,719+0.1%
20101,736+1.0%
20111,753+1.0%
20121,769+0.9%
20131,767−0.1%
20141,778+0.6%

Places of interestEdit

  • The church of St. Valentin, dating from the eleventh century.[3]
  • The ruins of the tenth-century church of St.Pierre (part of the abbey)[4]
  • An eighteenth-century chapel.[5]
  • Several lesser buildings dating from the eleventh century.

Jumièges AbbeyEdit

It is best known as the site of Jumièges Abbey, a typical Norman abbey of the Romanesque period, and the home of the pro-Norman chronicler William of Jumièges who wrote the Gesta Normannorum Ducum about 1070. Ruined in the first quarter of the 19th century, the abbey dates from the 7th century.[4] The church of Notre Dame was consecrated in 1067 in the presence of William the Conqueror[6]

 
The towers of Jumièges abbey
 
The river ferry

People linked with the communeEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.
  3. ^ Base Mérimée: Eglise Saint-Valentin, Ministère français de la Culture. (in French)
  4. ^ a b Base Mérimée: Abbaye de Bénédictins Saint-Pierre ; dite Abbaye de Jumièges, Ministère français de la Culture. (in French)
  5. ^ Base Mérimée: Chapelle de la-Mère-de-Dieu, Ministère français de la Culture. (in French)
  6. ^ Le Maho, Jacques (2001). Jumièges Abbey. Monum, Éditions du patrimoine. ISBN 2-85822-397-1.

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