The entrance to the chateau in Marieux
|Intercommunality||Pays du Coquelicot|
|• Mayor (2001–2008)||Paulette Lefel|
|4.07 km2 (1.57 sq mi)|
|• Density||29/km2 (76/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||75–133 m (246–436 ft) |
(avg. 102 m or 335 ft)
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
Marieux is situated on the D11 road, some 20 miles (32 km) north of Amiens.
The château was built in 1777 and is still owned and occupied by the same family today. Marieux is on the once strategically important and well-protected Roman road leading from Amiens to the English Channel and Britain.
During the First World War, it was British army headquarters for this part of the western front. On 25 October 1915, George V lunched here at the château with French Président Poincaré and the Chiefs-of-Staff of the French and British armies.
|Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates|
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