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Le Tronquay, Eure

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Country  France
Department  Eure
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Area  19.06 km²
Local time  Tuesday 7:41 AM
Region  Normandy
Canton  Lyons-la-Forêt
INSEE/Postal code  27664 /27480
Population  391 (1999)
Arrondissement  Les Andelys
Le Tronquay, Eure
Weather  3°C, Wind SW at 5 km/h, 93% Humidity

Le Tronquay is a commune in the Eure department in Haute-Normandie in northern France. It is located in the forest of Lyons, 100 km from Paris and 30 km from Rouen. The village has two primary schools. The commune of Le Tronquay includes the localities Les Cornets, La Grand Fray, La Motte, Le Fresnay, and Les Landez, and notable farms are Les Callouettes, Les Brûlins, Le Bâtiment, and La Garenne.

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Map of 27480 Le Tronquay, France

History

Le Tronquay was first mentioned in the 12th century. The name Tronquay is probably related to the word tronc meaning "trunk". In 1787, the commune Les Hogues was separated from the territory of Le Tronquay.

Personalities

  • Pierre Guarin, benedictine monk, who published works on Hebrew grammar
  • Nicolas Brémontier (1738 in Tronquay - 1809 in Paris)- a general inspector of the départmental routes. He was the first in France who applied plantations of maritime pines in order to fixate moving sand dunes.
  • References

    Le Tronquay, Eure Wikipedia


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