Frucourt

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Frucourt
Dovecote
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Frucourt is located in France
Frucourt
Frucourt
Coordinates: 49°59′47″N 1°48′36″E / 49.9964°N 1.81°E / 49.9964; 1.81Coordinates: 49°59′47″N 1°48′36″E / 49.9964°N 1.81°E / 49.9964; 1.81
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Hallencourt
Intercommunality Région d'Hallencourt
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Pierre Barbette
Area
 • Land1 5.27 km2 (2.03 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 135
 • Population2 density 26/km2 (66/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80372 / 80490
Elevation 48–114 m (157–374 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 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.

Frucourt (French pronunciation: ​[fʁyˈkuʁ]) is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

Geography[edit]

Frucourt is situated on the D93 road, some 10 miles (16 km) south of Abbeville.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Frucourt
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 147 155 165 162 142 121 135
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 windmill, built in brick in 1641. The walls are 6 ft (1,80m) thick at the base. It bears the (defaced) armorial of the seigneurs of the château of Frucourt, the Monthomer family. In June 2004, it was completely renovated and won a heritage prize " Les Rubans du Patrimoine".
  • The château
  • The church
  • The war memorial

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