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Folleville, Somme


Coordinates: 49°40′37″N 2°21′58″E / 49.6769°N 2.3661°E / 49.6769; 2.3661Coordinates: 49°40′37″N 2°21′58″E / 49.6769°N 2.3661°E / 49.6769; 2.3661

Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Montdidier
Canton Ailly-sur-Noye
Intercommunality Val de Noye
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Pierre Michelin
 • Land1 6.09 km2 (2.35 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 127
 • Population2 density 21/km2 (54/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80321 / 80250
Elevation 62–158 m (203–518 ft)
(avg. 146 m or 479 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.

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


Folleville is situated on the D109 road, about 15 miles (24 km) south of Amiens.


Historical population of Folleville, Somme
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 527346626372127
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest

  • Chateau de Folleville (14th century)
  • Church of Saint-Jacques-Le-Majeur et Saint-Jean-Baptiste

See also




  • Pierre Michelin, Folleville. La fin du Moyen Âge et les premières formes de la modernité (1519–1617), préface de Jean Estienne, Amiens : Mémoires de la Société des Antiquaires de Picardie - tome 56, 2000, 398 p. ISBN 2-902829-04-3
  • Georges Durand, "Les Lannoy, Folleville et l'art italien dans le Nord de la France", in Eugène Lefèbvre-Pontalis (dir.), Le Bulletin Monumental, tome 70, 1906.

External links

  • Folleville official website
  • Folleville on the Quid website (French)
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