Warloy-Baillon

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Warloy-Baillon
Warloy-Baillon mairie et chevet église 1.jpg
Warloy-Baillon is located in France
Warloy-Baillon
Warloy-Baillon
Coordinates: 50°00′38″N 2°31′28″E / 50.0106°N 2.5244°E / 50.0106; 2.5244Coordinates: 50°00′38″N 2°31′28″E / 50.0106°N 2.5244°E / 50.0106; 2.5244
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Corbie
Intercommunality Val de Somme
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Frédéric Martin
Area1 15.27 km2 (5.90 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 758
 • Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80820 / 80300
Elevation 57–142 m (187–466 ft)
(avg. 68 m or 223 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.

Warloy-Baillon is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated 15 miles (24 km) northeast of Amiens, on the D919 road

Population[edit]

Historical population of Warloy-Baillon
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 729 733 710 698 718 708 758
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of Saint-Pierre: The stone building was constructed on natural sandstone foundations.
  • The war memorial.
  • The military cemetery[1]
  • Memorial plaque to two Allied pilots that died over Warloy-Baillon during the Second World War: in 1940, Lucas in a Hurricane Mk1; and in 1944, Pinkney in an Auster.
  • The tower of an old windmill, in need of restoration.[2]
Marble memorial to two Allied pilots.

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