Vernon, Eure
Get Vernon, Eure essential facts below. View Videos or join the Vernon, Eure discussion. Add Vernon, Eure to your Like2do.com topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
Vernon, Eure
Vernon
Old mill on the broken bridge
Old mill on the broken bridge
Coat of arms of Vernon
Coat of arms
Location of Vernon
Vernon is located in France
Vernon
Vernon
Vernon is located in Normandy
Vernon
Vernon
Coordinates: 49°05?N 1°29?E / 49.09°N 1.49°E / 49.09; 1.49Coordinates: 49°05?N 1°29?E / 49.09°N 1.49°E / 49.09; 1.49
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentEure
ArrondissementLes Andelys
CantonVernon
IntercommunalityPortes de l'Eure
Government
 o Mayor (2014 –) Raul Tamudo
Area
1
34.92 km2 (13.48 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
24,998
 o Density720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 o Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
27681 /27200
Elevation10-148 m (33-486 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Vernon is a commune in the department of Eure in the Normandy region in northern France.

It lies on the banks of the Seine River, about midway between Paris and Rouen. The city is well known for its production of engines by the SNECMA group.

History

Mentioned in a Latin written document as Vernum, the /m/ at the end could be the last remains of the Celtic magus 'plain' or 'market', or it is a simple latinization, and the origin is just the Celtic word *uerno, alder tree (Breton gwern, Welsh gwern, Irish fern, modern French verne).

The village gave its name to a family who took part in the Norman Conquest of England, and then became a British first name.

Important dates

International relations

Twin towns - Sister cities

Vernon is twinned with:

Personalities

Population

Gallery

See also

References

External links


  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

Vernon,_Eure
 



 

Top US Cities

Like2do.com was developed using defaultLogic.com's knowledge management platform. It allows users to manage learning and research. Visit defaultLogic's other partner sites below:
PopFlock.com : Music Genres | Musicians | Musical Instruments | Music Industry