Molliens-au-Bois

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Molliens-au-Bois
The town hall and school in Molliens-au-Bois
The town hall and school in Molliens-au-Bois
Coat of arms of Molliens-au-Bois
Coat of arms
Location of Molliens-au-Bois
Molliens-au-Bois is located in France
Molliens-au-Bois
Molliens-au-Bois
Molliens-au-Bois is located in Hauts-de-France
Molliens-au-Bois
Molliens-au-Bois
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
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementAmiens
CantonCorbie
IntercommunalityCC Territoire Nord Picardie
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Pierre Valet
Area
1
7.28 km2 (2.81 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
331
 • Density45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80553 /80260
Elevation62–129 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.

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

Geography[edit]

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

History[edit]

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[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

External links[edit]