Friville-Escarbotin

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Friville-Escarbotin
Coat of arms of Friville-Escarbotin
Coat of arms
Friville-Escarbotin is located in France
Friville-Escarbotin
Friville-Escarbotin
Coordinates: 50°05′29″N 1°33′02″E / 50.0914°N 1.5506°E / 50.0914; 1.5506Coordinates: 50°05′29″N 1°33′02″E / 50.0914°N 1.5506°E / 50.0914; 1.5506
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Friville-Escarbotin
Intercommunality Vimeu Industriel
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Claude Guerandelle
Area
 • Land1 8.86 km2 (3.42 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 4,653
 • Population2 density 530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80368 / 80130
Elevation 55–112 m (180–367 ft)
(avg. 95 m or 312 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.

Friville-Escarbotin (French pronunciation: ​[fʁivil‿ɛskaʁbɔˈtɛ̃]) is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated on the D2 and D229 crossroads, some 13 miles (21 km) west of Abbeville.

Monuments[edit]

The monument aux morts in this commune features sculptural work by Albert-Dominique Roze. A montage of photographs of this work is shown below.

A montage of photographs of the monument aux morts at Friville-Escarbotin

Population[edit]

Historical population of Friville-Escarbotin
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 4076 4363 4693 4844 4737 4646 4653
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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