Warloy-Baillon

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Warloy-Baillon
The town hall in Warloy-Baillon
The town hall in Warloy-Baillon
Location of Warloy-Baillon
Warloy-Baillon is located in France
Warloy-Baillon
Warloy-Baillon
Warloy-Baillon is located in Hauts-de-France
Warloy-Baillon
Warloy-Baillon
Coordinates: 50°00′38″N 2°31′28″E / 50.0106°N 2.5244°E / 50.0106; 2.5244Coordinates: 50°00′38″N 2°31′28″E / 50.0106°N 2.5244°E / 50.0106; 2.5244
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementAmiens
CantonCorbie
IntercommunalityVal de Somme
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Frédéric Martin
Area
1
15.27 km2 (5.90 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
767
 • Density50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80820 /80300
Elevation57–142 m (187–466 ft)
(avg. 68 m or 223 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated 15 miles (24 km) northeast of Amiens, on the D919 road

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006743—    
2007740−0.4%
2008762+3.0%
2009784+2.9%
2010807+2.9%
2011814+0.9%
2012824+1.2%
2013805−2.3%
2014787−2.2%
2015769−2.3%
2016762−0.9%

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of Saint-Pierre: The stone building was constructed on natural sandstone foundations.
  • The war memorial.
  • The military cemetery[2]
  • Memorial plaque to two Allied pilots that died over Warloy-Baillon during the Second World War: in 1940, Lucas in a Hurricane Mk1; and in 1944, Pinkney in an Auster.
  • The tower of an old windmill, in need of restoration.[3]
Marble memorial to two Allied pilots.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ ‹See Tfd›(in English) Site avec photos et mention du nombre de combattants inhumés
  3. ^ Site de l'association Le Moulin de Rolmont

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