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Seine-Maritime
Department
Prefecture building of the Seine-Maritime department, in Rouen
Prefecture building of the Seine-Maritime department, in Rouen
Flag of Seine-Maritime
Flag
Coat of arms of Seine-Maritime
Coat of arms
Location of Seine-Maritime in France
Location of Seine-Maritime in France
Country France
Region Normandy
Area
 • Total 6,278 km2 (2,424 sq mi)
Population (2016)
 • Total 1,255,755
 • Rank 14th
 • Density 200.025/km2 (518.06/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Department number 76
Arrondissements 3
Cantons 35
Communes 708
French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2

Seine-Maritime is a department found in the northwest of France in the Normandy region. Its prefecture is Rouen. Its population is about 1,245,000 (2006 estimation). It is one of the 83 first French departments made during the French revolution.

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