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Marais-Vernier is located in France
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Country France
Region Normandy
Department Eure
Arrondissement Bernay
Canton Bourg-Achard
Intercommunality Quillebeuf-sur-Seine
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Blondel
Area1 24.98 km2 (9.64 sq mi)
Population (2010)2 494
 • Density 20/km2 (51/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 27388 / 27680
Elevation 0–113 m (0–371 ft)
(avg. 10 m or 33 ft)
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.

Marais-Vernier (French pronunciation: ​[ma.ʁɛ vɛʁ.nje]) is a commune in the Eure department in Haute-Normandie in northern France. It is situated near the left bank of the Seine, at the edge of a wetland (the Marais Vernier) formed by an old branch of the Seine. The wetland was cut off from the river with dams in the 17th century. Part of it is used for farming (cattle, Camargue horses, Scottish Highland Cattle), part is a protected area which is important for birds like storks. The village itself is situated on the edge of the wetland.


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 482 —    
1968 495 +2.7%
1975 502 +1.4%
1982 464 −7.6%
1990 480 +3.4%
1999 455 −5.2%
2008 498 +9.5%

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