Mérélessart

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Mérélessart
Mérélessart église 1.jpg
Mérélessart is located in France
Mérélessart
Mérélessart
Coordinates: 49°58′20″N 1°51′00″E / 49.9722°N 1.85°E / 49.9722; 1.85Coordinates: 49°58′20″N 1°51′00″E / 49.9722°N 1.85°E / 49.9722; 1.85
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Hallencourt
Intercommunality Région d'Hallencourt
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) André Seillier
Area
 • Land1 3.74 km2 (1.44 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 202
 • Population2 density 54/km2 (140/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80529 / 80490
Elevation 84–122 m (276–400 ft)
(avg. 85 m or 279 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The commuen is situated on the D21 road, some 10 miles (16 km) south of Abbeville.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
203 222 223 213 191 184 202
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • Saint-Martin’s church. Known for the painting "La Charité de Saint-Martin"[1] (listed as a 'Monuments Historiques' and restored 2005-2006), it was painted in 1854 by the artist Isidore Patrois .
  • The chapel
  • The wrought-iron Calvary
  • The war memorial

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