Pîtres

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Coat of arms of Pîtres
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Pîtres (medieval Pistres) is a commune in the Eure department in Normandy in north-western France. It lies on the Seine.

Historically, it had a bridge to prevent Vikings from sailing up the river to Paris. It was here that King Charles the Bald promulgated the Edict of Pistres in 864.


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