Clères is located in France
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Rouen
Canton Clères (chef-lieu)
Intercommunality Portes Nord-Ouest de Rouen
Mayor Nathalie Thierry
Elevation 63–181 m (207–594 ft)
(avg. 113 m/371 ft)
Land area1 11.36 km2 (4.39 sq mi)
Population2 1,324  (2006)
 - Density 117 /km2 (300 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76179/ 76690
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Coordinates: 49°36′01″N 1°06′40″E / 49.6002777778°N 1.11111111111°E / 49.6002777778; 1.11111111111

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



A large farming and forestry village situated by the banks of the Clérette river, in the Pays de Caux, some 17 miles (27 km) northeast of Rouen, at the junction of the D2, D6, D53 and the D100 roads. SNCF has a TER railway station in the town.


Arms of Clères

The arms of Clères are blazoned :
Argent, a bend azure diapered Or, charged with a flamingo Or.


Historical population of Clères
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
1006 1055 1091 1302 1254 1266 1324
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest

  • The church of Sts. Waast-&-Nicolas, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The church of St. Sauveur at Cordelleville, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The church of Notre-Dame at the hamlet of Tot, dating from the twelfth century.
  • A chateau and its park, home of the zoo.
  • A seventeenth century sandstone cross.
  • Ruins of a medieval castle.
  • Several ancient wood-framed houses.
  • The eighteenth century market hall ‘Les Halles’.

People with links to the commune

Twin towns

See also



  • Hippolyte Lemarchand, Histoire du canton de Clères, 1891 ; Le Pucheux, Fontaine-le-Bourg, 2002 ISBN|2-9517552-2-8

External links

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Cleres — Clères Clères Pays  France …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Clères — País …   Wikipedia Español

  • cleres — Cleres, voyez Cancelli, cancellorum …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Clères — 49° 36′ 01″ N 1° 06′ 40″ E / 49.6002777778, 1.11111111111 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cleres — Original name in latin Clres Name in other language Cleres, Clres State code FR Continent/City Europe/Paris longitude 49.6 latitude 1.11667 altitude 94 Population 1298 Date 2007 11 20 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Cleres Zoological Park — Location Clères, France Land area 13 ha (32 acres)[1] Coordinates …   Wikipedia

  • Clères Zoological Park — ▪ zoo, Clères, France French  Parc Zoologique De Clères,         specialty zoo that has one of the world s finest bird collections. The park was founded in 1919 by Jean Delacour (Delacour, Jean Theodore), a widely known aviculturist and… …   Universalium

  • Gare de Clères — Clères Localisation Pays  France Commune Clères Adresse …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Canton De Clères — Administration Pays France Région Haute Normandie Département Seine Maritime Arrondissement Arrondissement de Rouen Code cantonal 76 11 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Canton de Cleres — Canton de Clères Canton de Clères Administration Pays France Région Haute Normandie Département Seine Maritime Arrondissement Arrondissement de Rouen Code cantonal 76 11 …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.