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The war memorial in Soyécourt
|Intercommunality||CC Terre de Picardie|
|• Mayor (2001–2008)||Luc Maille|
|5.16 km2 (1.99 sq mi)|
|• Density||35/km2 (90/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||65–87 m (213–285 ft) |
(avg. 92 m or 302 ft)
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
The commune is situated 15 miles (24 km) east of Amiens, on the D79 road, less than a mile from the A29 autoroute.
|Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates|
Places of interest
- St.Martial’s church: The church of Soyécourt was destroyed during the First World War. The 12th century font is all that remains of the old church in the replacement building.
- Wallieux wood: The wood of Wallieux is a World War I site and is part of the Circuit of Memory of the First World War. This wood remains pock-marked by shell holes and war tunnels.
- Camille de Soyécourt (1757–1849), daughter of Joachim Charles de Seigliere de Belleforiere, Marquis de Soyécourt, was a French Catholic nun who restored the Carmelite Order in France after the French Revolution.
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