Dieppe

Dieppe
A view of the centre of Dieppe
A view of the centre of Dieppe
Coat of arms of Dieppe
Coat of arms
Location of Dieppe
Dieppe is located in France
Dieppe
Dieppe
Dieppe is located in Normandy
Dieppe
Dieppe
Coordinates: 49°55′N 1°05′E / 49°55′N 1°05′E / 49.92; 1.08UTC+02:00 (CEST)
76217 /76200
Elevation5–70 m (16–230 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Dieppe (French pronunciation: ​[djɛp]) is a coastal community in the Arrondissement of Dieppe in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region of northern France. The population stood at 29,606 in 2016.

A port on the English Channel, at the mouth of the Arques river, famous for its scallops, and with a regular ferry service to Newhaven in England, Dieppe also has a popular pebbled beach, a 15th-century castle and the churches of Saint-Jacques and Saint-Remi. The mouth of the Scie river lies in the Canton of Dieppe-Ouest at Hautot-sur-Mer.

The inhabitants of the town of Dieppe are called Dieppois (m) and Dieppoise (f) in French.

Geography

Dieppe belongs to the Pays de Caux, lying along the Alabaster Coast in the region of Normandy. It is located on the Channel coast, north of Rouen at the mouth of the Arques river and lies east of the mouth of the river Scie.