|• Mayor (2001–2008)||Michel Capelle|
|• Land1||5.38 km2 (2.08 sq mi)|
|• Population2 Density||18/km2 (46/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||80383 / 80700|
|Elevation||77–99 m (253–325 ft)
(avg. 90 m or 300 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.
Goyencourt is situated at the D34 and D132 crossroads, some 27 miles (43 km) southeast of Amiens. Cereal growing is the primary agricultural activity.
- The vestiges of a Gallo-Roman villa can be found within the boundaries of the commune.
- In the 8th and 9th century, the village was under the control of the abbey of Ourscamp.
- Middle Age: Lords of Gossencourt ("Goyencourt").
- In 1653, during the upheaval of the Fronde, the village was ransacked by the Spanish army, led by Louis II de Bourbon, Prince de Condé, who laid siege to Roye.
- By 1918, at the end of the First World War, the village and the chateau lay in ruins.
|From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.|
Places of interest
- The modern church of Saint-Martin
- The chapel of Notre-Dame-de-Liesse
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