Frucourt

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Frucourt
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Location of Frucourt
Frucourt is located in France
Frucourt
Frucourt
Frucourt is located in Hauts-de-France
Frucourt
Frucourt
Coordinates: 49°59′47″N 1°48′36″E / 49.9964°N 1.81°E / 49.9964; 1.81Coordinates: 49°59′47″N 1°48′36″E / 49.9964°N 1.81°E / 49.9964; 1.81
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementAbbeville
CantonGamaches
IntercommunalityCA Baie de Somme
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Pierre Barbette
Area
1
5.27 km2 (2.03 sq mi)
Population
(2006)2
135
 • Density26/km2 (66/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80372 /80490
Elevation48–114 m (157–374 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 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.

Frucourt (French pronunciation: ​[fʁyˈkuʁ]) is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Geography[edit]

Frucourt is situated on the D93 road, some 10 miles (16 km) south of Abbeville.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Frucourt
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population147155165162142121135
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 windmill, built in brick in 1641. The walls are 6 ft (1,80m) thick at the base. It bears the (defaced) armorial of the seigneurs of the château of Frucourt, the Monthomer family. In June 2004, it was completely renovated and won a heritage prize " Les Rubans du Patrimoine".
  • The château
  • The church
  • The war memorial

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