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Eslettes

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Country  France
Department  Seine-Maritime
Canton  Clères
Area  5.12 km²
Region  Normandy
Arrondissement  Rouen
Population (2006)  1,514
Local time  Wednesday 12:53 AM
Eslettes
Weather  6°C, Wind S at 16 km/h, 83% Humidity

Eslettes is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

Contents

Map of Eslettes, France

Geography

A farming village situated by the banks of the Cailly River in the Pays de Caux, some 16 miles (26 km) northeast of Rouen, at the junction of the D251, D44 and the D297 roads. The A151 autoroute pass through the territory of the commune.

Toponymy

Mentioned in a Latinized version : Esletis ab. 1040.

Old Norse sletta "flat land" with an Old English plural -s.

Same place-name as Sleights (Yorkshire), and without -s, Sletten (Denmark).

Places of interest

  • The modern church of Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc (Joan of Arc), dating from the twentieth century. Built between 1920 (canonization year of Joan of Arc) and 1925.
  • Two châteaux, de la Ratière and Galais.
  • The eighteenth-century château des Alleurs.
  • References

    Eslettes Wikipedia


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