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Verpillières is located in France
Coordinates: 49°40′05″N 2°49′28″E / 49.6681°N 2.8244°E / 49.6681; 2.8244Coordinates: 49°40′05″N 2°49′28″E / 49.6681°N 2.8244°E / 49.6681; 2.8244
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Somme
Arrondissement Montdidier
Canton Roye
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Philippe Haguet
Area1 4.87 km2 (1.88 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 179
 • Density 37/km2 (95/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 80790 / 80700
Elevation 74–85 m (243–279 ft)
(avg. 83 m or 272 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.

Verpillières is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.


The commune is situated 51 kilometres (32 mi) southeast of Amiens, on the D221e road, on the border with the department of Seine-Maritime.


Historical population of Verpillières
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 158 159 122 142 161 169 179
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The seventeenth century church of Saint Martin's. Ruined during the First World War, restoration work began in 1926 and a new bell was christened in 1932.

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