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Subject: Communes of the Somme department, Arrondissement of Montdidier
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Coordinates: 49°40′05″N 2°49′28″E / 49.6681°N 2.8244°E / 49.6681; 2.8244Coordinates: 49°40′05″N 2°49′28″E / 49.6681°N 2.8244°E / 49.6681; 2.8244

Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Montdidier
Canton Roye
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Philippe Haguet
 • Land1 4.87 km2 (1.88 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 179
 • Population2 density 37/km2 (95/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80790 / 80700
Elevation 74–85 m (243–279 ft)
(avg. 83 m or 272 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.

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


The commune is situated 32 miles (51 km) southeast of Amiens, on the D221e road, on the border with the department of Seine-Maritime.


Historical population of Verpillières
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 158159122142161169179
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

  • The seventeenth century church of Saint Martin's. Ruined during the First World War, restoration work began in 1926 and a new bell was christened in 1932.

See also



External links

  • Verpillières on the Quid website (French)
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