Rouen is a ceety on the River Seine in northren Fraunce. Hit is the caipital o the region o Normandy. Umwhile yin o the mucklest an maist bien ceeties o medieval Europe, the tot nummer o indwallers in the metropolitan airt is 655,013 the nou. Rouen wis hame tae the Exchequer o Normandy in the Middle Ages. Hit wis yin o the caipitals o the Anglo-Norman deenasties, whilk rule't baith Ingland an muckle pairts o modren Fraunce fae the 11t tae the 15t yeirhunners. Fowk fae Rouen are kent as Rouennais.

Rouen
Tap: Rouen ceety centre an the Seine River. Middle left: Maritime museum. Centre: Le Gros-Horloge. Middle richt: Gustave-Flaubert Brig. Bottom: Rouen Cathedral.
Tap: Rouen ceety centre an the Seine River. Middle left: Maritime museum. Centre: Le Gros-Horloge. Middle richt: Gustave-Flaubert Brig. Bottom: Rouen Cathedral.
Coat of airms o Rouen
Coat airms
Rouen is locatit in Fraunce
Rouen
Rouen
Location within Normandy region
Rouen is locatit in Normandy
Rouen
Rouen
Coordinates: 49°26′N 1°06′E / 49.44°N 1.10°E / 49.44; 1.10Coordinates: 49°26′N 1°06′E / 49.44°N 1.10°E / 49.44; 1.10
KintraFraunce
RegionNormandy
DepairtmentSeine-Maritime
ArrondissementRouen
Canton3 cantons
IntercommunalityMétropole Rouen Normandie
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Yvon Robert (PS)
Area
1
21.38 km2 (8.25 sq mi)
 • Urban
448 km2 (173 sq mi)
 • Metro
 (2010)
1800 km2 (700 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)2
112,596
 • Rank35t in Fraunce
 • Density5,300/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
 • Urban
 (2010)
494,382
 • Urban density1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
 • Metro
 (2011)
655,013
 • Metro density360/km2 (940/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET (UTC +1))
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
Websitewww.rouen.fr
1 French Laund Register data, that excludes lochs, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) an river estuaries. 2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

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