Flesselles, Somme

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Flesselles
Flesselles is located in France
Flesselles
Flesselles
Coordinates: 50°00′07″N 2°15′38″E / 50.0019°N 2.2606°E / 50.0019; 2.2606Coordinates: 50°00′07″N 2°15′38″E / 50.0019°N 2.2606°E / 50.0019; 2.2606
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Villers-Bocage
Intercommunality Le Bocage et l'Hallue
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Bernard Binoist
Area
 • Land1 20.49 km2 (7.91 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 2,042
 • Population2 density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80316 / 80260
Elevation 57–134 m (187–440 ft)
(avg. 135 m or 443 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Flesselles is situated on the D933 road, some 8 miles (13 km) north of Amiens. Nearby towns include Montonvillers to the east.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Flesselles, Somme
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 653 730 898 1361 2103 2143 2042
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

The 17th–18th-century château, with vestiges of the ancient 14th-century fortress at the base of its tower.

Education[edit]

Since October 2011 the „école primaire“ in Flesselles has a Comenius-partnership. Declared school-partners are the Volksschule Altomünster (Germany/Bavaria) and the „Primary School“ in Crook (England). The project-topic is „Healthy Active Citizens Across Europe“.

Personalities[edit]

  • Max Lejeune, French politician was born at Flesselles in 1909.

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