Rollot

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Rollot
Rollot is located in France
Rollot
Rollot
Coordinates: 49°35′23″N 2°39′16″E / 49.5897°N 2.6544°E / 49.5897; 2.6544Coordinates: 49°35′23″N 2°39′16″E / 49.5897°N 2.6544°E / 49.5897; 2.6544
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Montdidier
Canton Montdidier
Intercommunality Canton of Montdidier
Government
 • Mayor (1995–2008) Pierre Levier
Area
 • Land1 12.00 km2 (4.63 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 689
 • Population2 density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80678 / 80500
Elevation 82–126 m (269–413 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Rollot is situated 25 miles (40 km) southeast of Amiens, on the D935 road. It is the most southerly commune in the département, just a few hundred yards from the département of Oise.

History[edit]

Rollot is well known throughout France, thanks in part to the locally-made cheese of the same name, since the 18th century.

Population[edit]

Population history
1926 1931 1936 1946 1954 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
626 651 607 648 590 584 607 561 540 575 631 689
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • Saint Nicolas' church
  • Saint Germain's church
  • Statue of Antoine Galland
  • Feudal motte with a 12th-century cave (private property)
  • War memorial

Personalities[edit]

Antoine Galland

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