Argoules

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Argoules
Gardens and Abbey of Valloires
Gardens and Abbey of Valloires
Coat of arms of Argoules
Coat of arms
Location of Argoules
Argoules is located in France
Argoules
Argoules
Argoules is located in Hauts-de-France
Argoules
Argoules
Coordinates: 50°20′36″N 1°50′02″E / 50.3433°N 1.8339°E / 50.3433; 1.8339Coordinates: 50°20′36″N 1°50′02″E / 50.3433°N 1.8339°E / 50.3433; 1.8339
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementAbbeville
CantonRue
IntercommunalityCC Ponthieu-Marquenterre
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Claude Patte
Area
1
9.45 km2 (3.65 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
328
 • Density35/km2 (90/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80025 /80120
Elevation6–77 m (20–253 ft)
(avg. 67 m or 220 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Argoules is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated 23 miles (37 km) north of Abbeville on the D192, on the banks of the Authie River.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Argoules
Year1851195419621968197519821990199920062015
Population773736460446560451363335341324
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places and monuments[edit]

Argoules village is next to the Cistercian Abbey of Valloires, founded in the 13th century, then rebuilt in the 18th century. The abbey grounds now contain notable, contemporary gardens (the Jardins de Valloires).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

External links[edit]

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