Forceville

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Forceville
Forceville is located in France
Forceville
Forceville
Coordinates: 50°03′44″N 2°33′27″E / 50.0622°N 2.5575°E / 50.0622; 2.5575Coordinates: 50°03′44″N 2°33′27″E / 50.0622°N 2.5575°E / 50.0622; 2.5575
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Acheux-en-Amiénois
Intercommunality Pays du Coquelicot
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Laurence Leveque
Area1 7.57 km2 (2.92 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 170
 • Density 22/km2 (58/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80329 / 80560
Elevation 100–150 m (330–490 ft)
(avg. 108 m or 354 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Situated on the D938 road, some 20 miles (32 km) northwest of Amiens. On 18 December 1915 the 107th Machine Gun Corps was established here as part of the 36th (Ulster) Division.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Forceville
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 202 203 199 181 182 161 170
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 old railway line [1]
Map of the old railway

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