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Saint-Fuscien is located in France
Coordinates: 49°50′18″N 2°18′56″E / 49.8383°N 2.3156°E / 49.8383; 2.3156Coordinates: 49°50′18″N 2°18′56″E / 49.8383°N 2.3156°E / 49.8383; 2.3156
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Amiens-6
Intercommunality Amiens Métropole
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Dominique de Witasse Thézy
Area1 9.92 km2 (3.83 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 911
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 80702 /80680
Elevation 38–113 m (125–371 ft)
(avg. 108 m or 354 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.

Saint-Fuscien is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.
The name of the commune in Picard is Saint-Fuschien.


The commune is situated some 5 km (3 mi) south of Amiens, on the D7 road.


The commune's name is derived from Saint Fuscian (Fuscien, Fulcian) (3rd century), who is said to have been buried in the area, along with Saints Gentian and Victoricus (Victorice).


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
363 431 687 1026 1031 966 911
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church:
Burnt down by arsonists in February 2005.
The church in 2010
Stained glass d' Alain Mongrenier
  • Ruins of Saint-Fuscien abbey
Saint-Fuscien abbey
from Monasticon Gallicanum
logis abbatial (18th century)

Coat of arms (Blason)[edit]

Blason Saint-Fuscien.svg Saint-Fuscien

D'azur aux troés keuvrons d'érgint aveuc troés étoéles d'or.

See also[edit]