Folleville, Somme

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Folleville
Folleville Church.jpg
Folleville is located in France
Folleville
Folleville
Coordinates: 49°40′37″N 2°21′58″E / 49.6769°N 2.3661°E / 49.6769; 2.3661Coordinates: 49°40′37″N 2°21′58″E / 49.6769°N 2.3661°E / 49.6769; 2.3661
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Montdidier
Canton Ailly-sur-Noye
Intercommunality Val de Noye
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Pierre Michelin
Area
 • Land1 6.09 km2 (2.35 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 127
 • Population2 density 21/km2 (54/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80321 / 80250
Elevation 62–158 m (203–518 ft)
(avg. 146 m or 479 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Folleville is situated on the D109 road, about 15 miles (24 km) south of Amiens.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Folleville, Somme
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 52 73 46 62 63 72 127
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]

  • Chateau de Folleville (14th century)
  • Church of Saint-Jacques-Le-Majeur et Saint-Jean-Baptiste
The church and the ruins of the château in 1617[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pierre Michelin, Folleville. La fin du Moyen Âge et les premières formes de la modernité (1519-1617), préface de Jean Estienne, Amiens : Mémoires de la Société des Antiquaires de Picardie - tome 56, 2000, 398 p. ISBN 2-902829-04-3

Bibliography[edit]

  • Pierre Michelin, Folleville. La fin du Moyen Âge et les premières formes de la modernité (1519–1617), préface de Jean Estienne, Amiens : Mémoires de la Société des Antiquaires de Picardie - tome 56, 2000, 398 p. ISBN 2-902829-04-3
  • Georges Durand, "Les Lannoy, Folleville et l'art italien dans le Nord de la France", in Eugène Lefèbvre-Pontalis (dir.), Le Bulletin Monumental, tome 70, 1906.

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