Coisy

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Coisy
Coisy is located in France
Coisy
Coisy
Coordinates: 49°57′38″N 2°19′42″E / 49.9606°N 2.3283°E / 49.9606; 2.3283Coordinates: 49°57′38″N 2°19′42″E / 49.9606°N 2.3283°E / 49.9606; 2.3283
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Villers-Bocage
Intercommunality Le Bocage et l'Hallue
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Claude Deflesselle
Area1 6.08 km2 (2.35 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 283
 • Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80202 / 80260
Elevation 71–129 m (233–423 ft)
(avg. 110 m or 360 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Coisy is situated on the D11a between the D11 and the N25, some 5 miles (8 km) north of Amiens.

History[edit]

Coisy is first mentioned in the 12th century, when it was under the jurisdiction of the seigneurs of Beauquesne.

A Benedictine priory was established at the hamlet of Flesserolles in 1156, under Anchin Abbey.

By the end of the 14th century, Coisy was governed by the Bureau de la Rivière.

Protestant assemblies were set up in 1570.

Marshall Biron and his troops stopped here in 1597, during the French Wars of Religion.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Coisy
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 183 196 175 184 226 246 283
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]