Argoules

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This article is about the French commune. For the Cretan village, see Argoules, Chania.
Argoules
Gardens and Abbey of Valloires
Gardens and Abbey of Valloires
Argoules is located in France
Argoules
Argoules
Coordinates: 50°20′36″N 1°50′02″E / 50.3433°N 1.8339°E / 50.3433; 1.8339Coordinates: 50°20′36″N 1°50′02″E / 50.3433°N 1.8339°E / 50.3433; 1.8339
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Rue
Government
 • Mayor Claude Patte
Area
 • Land1 9.45 km2 (3.65 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Population2 335
 • Population2 density 35/km2 (92/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80025 / 80120
Elevation 6–77 m (20–253 ft)
(avg. 67 m or 220 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.

Argoules is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated 23 miles (37 km) north of Abbeville on the D192, on the banks of the Authie River.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Argoules
Year 1851 1954 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 773 736 460 446 560 451 363 335 341
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places and monuments[edit]

Argoules village is next to the Cistercian Abbey of Valloires, founded in the 13th century, then rebuilt in the 18th century. The abbey grounds now contain notable, contemporary gardens (the Jardins de Valloires).

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