Quevauvillers

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Quevauvillers
Quevauvillers is located in France
Quevauvillers
Quevauvillers
Coordinates: 49°49′27″N 2°05′05″E / 49.8242°N 2.0847°E / 49.8242; 2.0847Coordinates: 49°49′27″N 2°05′05″E / 49.8242°N 2.0847°E / 49.8242; 2.0847
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Molliens-Dreuil
Intercommunality Sud-Ouest Amiénois
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Guy Debureaux
Area1 8.82 km2 (3.41 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,034
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80656 / 80710
Elevation 95–157 m (312–515 ft)
(avg. 139 m or 456 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Quevauvillers is situated on the N29 road, some 15 miles (24 km) southwest of Amiens.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
648 715 783 921 1046 1054 1034
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

History[edit]

The village of Quevauvillers first appears in Roman times as Equitum villa (residence of the riders) and would haver been a staging post on the Roman road from Amiens to Rouen.
During the wars with the Normans near the end of the first millennium, the village was completely destroyed.

Personalities[edit]

Jean-Pierre Pernaut, television reporter, spent his childhood here.

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