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Agenville

Agenville
Agenville
Agenville

Coordinates: 50°09′59″N 2°06′13″E / 50.1664°N 2.1036°E / 50.1664; 2.1036Coordinates: 50°09′59″N 2°06′13″E / 50.1664°N 2.1036°E / 50.1664; 2.1036

Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Bernaville
Intercommunality Bernavillois
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Dany Petit
Area
 • Land1 3.3 km2 (1.3 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 106
 • Population2 density 32/km2 (83/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80005 / 80370
Elevation 88–136 m (289–446 ft)
(avg. 140 m or 460 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.

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

Geography

The commune is a village of mixed farming situated 15 miles (24 km) northeast of Abbeville on the D56 road.

Surrounded by the common Domléger-Longvillers, Conteville and Prouville, Agenville is located 20 km north-east of Abbeville's largest city nearby. [1]

History

Destroyed by the English at the time of the battle of Crecy in 1346 and rebuilt on a new site. Rebuilt after the bombardments of 1944, when 95% of the village was destroyed, as the V1 rocket site was nearby. Agenville was once a centre of a pilgrimage.

Demography

Historical population of Agenville
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 9910395898491106
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

See also

Communes of the Somme department

References

  • INSEE

External links

  • An Agenville website
  • Agenville on the website of Quid
  • Position of Agenville on the map of France
  • Map of Agenville on Mapquest
  • Portail du Syndicat Mixte des Vals d'Authie, Nièvre et Somme
  • [1]
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