Métropole Rouen Normandie

Métropole Rouen Normandie is the métropole, an intercommunal structure, centred on the city of Rouen. It is located in the Seine-Maritime department, in the Normandy region, north-western France. It was created in January 2015, replacing the previous Communauté d'agglomération Rouen-Elbeuf-Austreberthe.[1] Its population was 499,570 in 2014, of which 113,313 in Rouen proper.[2]

Métropole Rouen Normandie
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentSeine-Maritime
No. of communes71
Established2015
SeatRouen
Government
 • PresidentFrédéric Sanchez (PS)
 • Term of office2015 - present
Area
 • Total663.8 km2 (256.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total499,570
 • Density750/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Websitewww.metropole-rouen-normandie.fr

HistoryEdit

The Agglomeration community of Rouen-Elbeuf-Austreberthe (French: Communauté d'agglomération Rouen-Elbeuf-Austreberthe) was created in 2010. On January 1, 2015, the Metropolis replaced the agglomeration community in accordance with a law of January 2014.[3]

ResponsibilitiesEdit

The goal of the Métropole is to build a better metropolitan area by synchronizing the transport system, environmental actions, etc.

CommunesEdit

The 71 communes of the Métropole Rouen Normandie are:[1][2][4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Décret n° 2014-1604 du 23 décembre 2014 portant création de la métropole dénommée « Métropole Rouen Normandie » | Legifrance". Retrieved 2017-06-29.
  2. ^ a b BANATIC, Périmètre des EPCI à fiscalité propre. Accessed 2017-06-28.
  3. ^ (in French) Loi n° 2014-58 du 27 janvier 2014 de modernisation de l'action publique territoriale et d'affirmation des métropoles
  4. ^ INSEE

Coordinates: 49°26′N 1°05′E / 49.44°N 1.09°E / 49.44; 1.09