Flesselles, Somme

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Flesselles is located in France
Coordinates: 50°00′07″N 2°15′38″E / 50.0019°N 2.2606°E / 50.0019; 2.2606Coordinates: 50°00′07″N 2°15′38″E / 50.0019°N 2.2606°E / 50.0019; 2.2606
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Flixecourt
Intercommunality CC Territoire Nord Picardie
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Bernard Binoist
Area1 20.49 km2 (7.91 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,042
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 80316 /80260
Elevation 57–134 m (187–440 ft)
(avg. 135 m or 443 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.

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


Flesselles is situated on the D933 road, some 8 miles (13 km) north of Amiens. Nearby towns include Montonvillers to the east.


Historical population of Flesselles, Somme
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 653 730 898 1361 2103 2143 2042
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 17th–18th-century château, with vestiges of the ancient 14th-century fortress at the base of its tower.


Since October 2011 the „école primaire“ in Flesselles has a Comenius-partnership. Declared school-partners are the Volksschule Altomünster (Germany/Bavaria) and the „Primary School“ in Crook (England). The project-topic is „Healthy Active Citizens Across Europe“.


  • Max Lejeune, French politician was born at Flesselles in 1909.

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