Le Havre is a city in Normandy, northern France, on the English Channel at the mouth of the Seine. Population: 200,000. It was the port-of-call for French ocean liners making the Transatlantic crossing (cf Cruise ship).
Le Havre is a sous-préfecture of the département of Seine-Maritime.
The city was founded in 1517, when it was named Le Havre-de-Grâce (hence Havre de Grace, Maryland).
Sister cities inlude: