Forceville-en-Vimeu

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Forceville-en-Vimeu
The church in Forceville-en-Vimeu
The church in Forceville-en-Vimeu
Coat of arms of Forceville-en-Vimeu
Coat of arms
Location of Forceville-en-Vimeu
Forceville-en-Vimeu is located in France
Forceville-en-Vimeu
Forceville-en-Vimeu
Forceville-en-Vimeu is located in Hauts-de-France
Forceville-en-Vimeu
Forceville-en-Vimeu
Coordinates: 49°57′58″N 1°48′05″E / 49.9661°N 1.8014°E / 49.9661; 1.8014Coordinates: 49°57′58″N 1°48′05″E / 49.9661°N 1.8014°E / 49.9661; 1.8014
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementAmiens
CantonPoix-de-Picardie
IntercommunalityCC Somme Sud-Ouest
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Philippe Dubos
Area
1
2.97 km2 (1.15 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
246
 • Density83/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80330 /80140
Elevation72–119 m (236–390 ft)
(avg. 108 m or 354 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Forceville-en-Vimeu is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated on the D53 road, some 14 miles (23 km) south of Abbeville.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Forceville-en-Vimeu
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population262310306279261262272
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]

  • 17th-century château
  • Disused railway line [2]
  • The ‘Forcefil’ factory, that makes thread for rugs and carpets
Map of the old railway

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Source:Fcvnet

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