Roisel is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.
Geography [ edit ]
Roisel is situated 10 miles (16 km) northwest of
Saint Quentin, on the D6 road, with the small river ‘La Cologne’ (a tributary of the Somme River) flowing through the commune.
Population [ edit ]
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates
History [ edit ]
The name of Roisel has an etymology close to that of "roseau" (en:
reed) and it’s possible, given the ponds, lakes and marches, that the commune takes its name from the landscape. Roisel has strong connections with Saint Fursey.
Places of interest [ edit ]
St Martin's church. Destroyed during
World War I, it was rebuilt by local architect Louis Faille, from Nurlu, soon after 1928 The town hall (Hotel de ville), rebuilt in 1926 by Maurice Lucet].
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