Villeroy, Somme

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Villeroy
The church and war memorial in Villeroy
The church and war memorial in Villeroy
Location of Villeroy
Villeroy is located in France
Villeroy
Villeroy
Villeroy is located in Hauts-de-France
Villeroy
Villeroy
Coordinates: 49°56′25″N 1°43′28″E / 49.9403°N 1.7244°E / 49.9403; 1.7244Coordinates: 49°56′25″N 1°43′28″E / 49.9403°N 1.7244°E / 49.9403; 1.7244
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementAmiens
CantonPoix-de-Picardie
IntercommunalityCC Somme Sud-Ouest
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Roger Dancourt
Area
1
6.02 km2 (2.32 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
198
 • Density33/km2 (85/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80796 /80140
Elevation119–159 m (390–522 ft)
(avg. 139 m or 456 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

Villeroy is situated 13 miles(21 km) southwest of Abbeville, on the D108e road

Population[edit]

Historical population of Villeroy, Somme
Year169818671962196819751982199019992006
Population420344237242218205210216219
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

History[edit]

The village was known as "Villa Regia", in 1129. It was once owned by the Knights Templar who built a wall around the village.
The seigneury was first noted as Bailleul-Vimeu, which was then passed to the seigneurs of Rambures.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of Saint Sauveur, rebuilt in the 19th century.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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