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Goyencourt is located in France
Coordinates: 49°43′35″N 2°45′59″E / 49.7264°N 2.7664°E / 49.7264; 2.7664Coordinates: 49°43′35″N 2°45′59″E / 49.7264°N 2.7664°E / 49.7264; 2.7664
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Montdidier
Canton Roye
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Michel Capelle
Area1 5.38 km2 (2.08 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 95
 • Density 18/km2 (46/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80383 / 80700
Elevation 77–99 m (253–325 ft)
(avg. 90 m or 300 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.

Goyencourt is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.


Goyencourt is situated at the D34 and D132 crossroads, some 27 miles (43 km) southeast of Amiens. Cereal growing is the primary agricultural activity.


  • The vestiges of a Gallo-Roman villa can be found within the boundaries of the commune.
  • In the 8th and 9th century, the village was under the control of the abbey of Ourscamp.
  • Middle Age: Lords of Gossencourt ("Goyencourt").
  • In 1653, during the upheaval of the Fronde, the village was ransacked by the Spanish army, led by Louis II de Bourbon, Prince de Condé, who laid siege to Roye.
  • By 1918, at the end of the First World War, the village and the chateau lay in ruins.


Historical population of Goyencourt
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 113 115 106 96 98 89 95
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 modern church of Saint-Martin
  • The chapel of Notre-Dame-de-Liesse

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