Fluy

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Fluy
Fluy is located in France
Fluy
Fluy
Coordinates: 49°51′32″N 2°05′53″E / 49.8589°N 2.0981°E / 49.8589; 2.0981Coordinates: 49°51′32″N 2°05′53″E / 49.8589°N 2.0981°E / 49.8589; 2.0981
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Molliens-Dreuil
Intercommunality Sud-Ouest Amiènois
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Catherine Lamory
Area1 6.38 km2 (2.46 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 310
 • Density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80319 / 80540
Elevation 68–131 m (223–430 ft)
(avg. 127 m or 417 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Fluy is situated on a plateau, at the junction of the D182 and D95 roads, some 7 miles (11 km) southwest of Amiens.

History[edit]

The name is recorded in 1066 under the name Floy, in 1638 as Flenuy and in 1657 as the variant Fleuny .[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population of Fluy
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 251 252 256 304 355 332 310
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

In 1698, the population was 500 [2]

Places of interest[edit]

The church of Saint Marie-Madeleine

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Abbé Charlier et L. Ledieu - « Dictionnaire historique et archéologique de la Picardie », Tome II, Canton de Molliens-Vidame, page 337 (1912, reprint Editions Culture et Civilisation, Bruxelles, 1979)
  2. ^ Abbé Charlier et L. Ledieu - « Dictionnaire historique et archéologique de la Picardie », Tome II, Canton de Molliens-Vidame, page 339 (1912, reprint Editions Culture et Civilisation, Bruxelles, 1979)

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