The church in Conches-en-Ouche
|Intercommunality||Pays de Conches|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Alfred Recours|
|16.72 km2 (6.46 sq mi)|
|• Density||300/km2 (780/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||100–173 m (328–568 ft) |
(avg. 123 m or 404 ft)
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
Conches-en-Ouches is a commune in the Eure département in northern France.
It is located by the Rouloir river, southwest of Évreux in the Normandy region. The town is located on a plateau known as the Pays d'Ouche.
Conches-en-Ouche is twinned with:
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Conques is a former commune in the Aveyron department in Southern France, in the Occitanie region. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Conques-en-Rouergue.
Saint Faith or Saint Faith of Conques is a saint who is said to have been a girl or young woman of Agen in Aquitaine. Her legend recounts how she was arrested during persecution of Christians by the Roman Empire and refused to make pagan sacrifices even under torture. Saint Faith was tortured to death with a red-hot brazier. Her death is sometimes said to have occurred in the year 287 or 290, sometimes in the large-scale persecution under Diocletian beginning in 303. She is listed as Sainte Foy, "Virgin and Martyr", in the martyrologies.
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Les Jonquerets-de-Livet is a former commune in the Eure department in Normandy, France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Mesnil-en-Ouche. It incorporates the village of Livet-en-Ouche, once known simply as Livet.
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Roger I of Tosny or Roger of Hispania was a Norman nobleman of the House of Tosny who took part in the Reconquista of Iberia.
The House of Tosny was an important noble family in 10th and 11th century Normandy, though it did not include any comtes or vicomtes. Its founder was Raoul I of Tosny.
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