Bovelles

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Bovelles
Bovelles eglise vue-est petit-coq.jpg
Bovelles is located in France
Bovelles
Bovelles
Coordinates: 49°53′00″N 2°08′46″E / 49.8833°N 2.1461°E / 49.8833; 2.1461Coordinates: 49°53′00″N 2°08′46″E / 49.8833°N 2.1461°E / 49.8833; 2.1461
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Molliens-Dreuil
Intercommunality Amiens Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Denis Dhondt
Area
 • Land1 6.87 km2 (2.65 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Population2 391
 • Population2 density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80130 / 80540
Elevation 49–122 m (161–400 ft)
(avg. 120 m or 390 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Bovelles is situated on the D97 road, some 5 miles (8 km) west of Amiens.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Bovelles
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 165 206 241 273 336 340 359
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

History[edit]

The plaque on the church
  • 1870 : Consecration of the new church.
  • 1940 : Evacuated during the German occupation
  • January 2004 : Bovelles and the neighbouring villages form the ‘‘Communauté de communes d'Amiens-Métropole.

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