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Molliens-au-Bois is located in France
Coordinates: 49°59′20″N 2°23′10″E / 49.989°N 2.3861°E / 49.989; 2.3861Coordinates: 49°59′20″N 2°23′10″E / 49.989°N 2.3861°E / 49.989; 2.3861
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Villers-Bocage
Intercommunality Le Bocage et l'Hallue
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Pierre Valet
Area1 7.28 km2 (2.81 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 336
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 80553 / 80260
Elevation 62–129 m (203–423 ft)
(avg. 105 m or 344 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.

Molliens-au-Bois is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.


The commune is situated on the D30 and D78 road junction, some 10 miles (16 km) northeast of Amiens.


In August 1918, the divisional HQ of the U.S 33rd Infantry Division was set up in the chateau in Molliens-au-Bois. During that period, King George V went to the castle and awarded medals to General Pershing and other troops. General Bell was the C.O of the division.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
179 192 208 195 315 326 336
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

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