Rollot

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Rollot
Monument to Antoine Galland
Monument to Antoine Galland
Coat of arms of Rollot
Coat of arms
Location of Rollot
Rollot is located in France
Rollot
Rollot
Rollot is located in Hauts-de-France
Rollot
Rollot
Coordinates: 49°35′23″N 2°39′16″E / 49.5897°N 2.6544°E / 49.5897; 2.6544Coordinates: 49°35′23″N 2°39′16″E / 49.5897°N 2.6544°E / 49.5897; 2.6544
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementMontdidier
CantonRoye
IntercommunalityCC Grand Roye
Government
 • Mayor (1995–2008) Pierre Levier
Area
1
12.00 km2 (4.63 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
750
 • Density63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80678 /80500
Elevation82–126 m (269–413 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.

Rollot is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Geography[edit]

Rollot is situated 25 miles (40 km) southeast of Amiens, on the D 935 road. It is the most southerly commune in the département, just a few hundred yards from the département of Oise.

History[edit]

Rollot is well known throughout France, thanks in part to the locally-made cheese of the same name, since the 18th century.

Population[edit]

Population history
1926 1931 1936 1946 1954 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
626 651 607 648 590 584 607 561 540 575 631 689
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • Saint Nicolas' church
  • Saint Germain's church
  • Statue of Antoine Galland
  • Feudal motte with a 12th-century cave (private property)
  • War memorial

Personalities[edit]

Antoine Galland

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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