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Subject: Communes of the Somme department, Arrondissement of Abbeville
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Coordinates: 49°58′05″N 1°42′38″E / 49.9681°N 1.7106°E / 49.9681; 1.7106Coordinates: 49°58′05″N 1°42′38″E / 49.9681°N 1.7106°E / 49.9681; 1.7106

Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Gamaches
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Michel Dubus
 • Land1 4.59 km2 (1.77 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 244
 • Population2 density 53/km2 (140/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80662 / 80140
Elevation 104–133 m (341–436 ft)
(avg. 130 m or 430 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.

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


Ramburelles is situated on the D263 road, some 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Abbeville.


Population history
1926 1931 1936 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
222 214 221 200 213 228 211 231 210 244
Starting in 196: Population without duplicates


  • In 1218, Bishop Evrard puts the parish under the deanship of Oisemont.
  • In the 14th century, it came under the provost of the Vimeu.
  • Before leaving, in 1944, the Germans burnt down the school and the chateau.
  • In 1922, the local council agreed to the installation of a telephone kiosk.[1] It wasn’t working until 1924.


  • In 1922 and 1923, electrification came to the village. Public buildings waited until 1929.
  • In 1932, the local council agreed to provide a fresh water supply to the commune. It wasn’t completed until 1953.
  • in 1948, the roads of the commune were covered in tarmac for the first time.


The arms of Ramburelles are blazoned :
Azure, an inescutcheon argent. (Gouzeaucourt, Saint-Jean-de-Vals, Ramburelles, Saint-Menge, Colombey-les-Belles and Ostreville use the same arms.)

Places of interest

  • The traces of a castle can be seen in pastureland near the village.
  • The sixteenth century church, completed in 1536
  • The château
  • The war memorial, from 1922
  • Ancient wells, used until clean water was supplied to the village.
  • The school. It was planned in 1878 and built soon after.


  • Paul Eugène Delattre (1830–1898). Lawyer, politician, writer

See also



External links

  • Ramburelles on the Quid website (French)
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