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Subject: Communes of the Somme department, Arrondissement of Amiens
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Coordinates: 49°57′58″N 1°48′05″E / 49.9661°N 1.8014°E / 49.9661; 1.8014Coordinates: 49°57′58″N 1°48′05″E / 49.9661°N 1.8014°E / 49.9661; 1.8014

Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Oisemont
Intercommunality Canton of Oisemont
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Philippe Dubos
 • Land1 2.97 km2 (1.15 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 272
 • Population2 density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80330 / 80140
Elevation 72–119 m (236–390 ft)
(avg. 108 m or 354 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.

Forceville-en-Vimeu is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.


The commune is situated on the D53 road, some 14 miles (23 km) south of Abbeville.


Historical population of Forceville-en-Vimeu
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 262310306279261262272
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

  • 17th-century château
  • Disused railway line [1]
  • The ‘Forcefil’ factory, that makes thread for rugs and carpets

See also



External links

  • Forceville-en-Vimeu on the Quid website (French)
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