Revelles

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Revelles
Revelles is located in France
Revelles
Revelles
Coordinates: 49°50′58″N 2°07′19″E / 49.8494°N 2.1219°E / 49.8494; 2.1219Coordinates: 49°50′58″N 2°07′19″E / 49.8494°N 2.1219°E / 49.8494; 2.1219
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Molliens-Dreuil
Intercommunality Amiens Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) François Foré
Area
 • Land1 14.41 km2 (5.56 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 539
 • Population2 density 37/km2 (97/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80670 / 80540
Elevation 71–133 m (233–436 ft)
(avg. 117 m or 384 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Revelles is situated around 8 miles (13 km) southwest of Amiens, on the D51 and D97 crossroads.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
337 346 362 396 466 506 539
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

History[edit]

A Gallo-Roman settlement was unearthed within the confines of the commune, during the construction of the A29 motorway.[1]

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church
  • The mairie
  • A war memorial
  • Some stone wells

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ French article from fr:Courrier picard

External links[edit]