Bovelles

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Bovelles
The cemetery chapel in Bovelles
The cemetery chapel in Bovelles
Location of Bovelles
Bovelles is located in France
Bovelles
Bovelles
Bovelles is located in Hauts-de-France
Bovelles
Bovelles
Coordinates: 49°53′00″N 2°08′46″E / 49.8833°N 2.1461°E / 49.8833; 2.1461Coordinates: 49°53′00″N 2°08′46″E / 49.8833°N 2.1461°E / 49.8833; 2.1461
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementAmiens
CantonAilly-sur-Somme
IntercommunalityAmiens Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Denis Dhondt
Area
1
6.87 km2 (2.65 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
442
 • Density64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80130 /80540
Elevation49–122 m (161–400 ft)
(avg. 120 m or 390 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

Bovelles is situated on the D97 road, some 5 miles (8 km) west of Amiens.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Bovelles
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population165206241273336340359
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

History[edit]

The plaque on the church
  • 1870 : Consecration of the new church.
  • 1940 : Evacuated during the German occupation
  • January 2004 : Bovelles and the neighbouring villages form the ‘‘Communauté de communes d'Amiens-Métropole.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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