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Coordinates: 50°03′40″N 1°31′07″E / 50.0611°N 1.5186°E / 50.0611; 1.5186Coordinates: 50°03′40″N 1°31′07″E / 50.0611°N 1.5186°E / 50.0611; 1.5186

Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Ault
Intercommunality Vimeu Industriel
 • Mayor (2008–20148) Christian Dambreville
 • Land1 3.4 km2 (1.3 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 558
 • Population2 density 160/km2 (430/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80834 / 80520
Elevation 102–127 m (335–417 ft)
(avg. 120 m or 390 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.

Yzengremer is a commune in the Somme département in Picardie in northern France.


Yzengremer is situated 15 miles (24 km) west of Abbeville, on the D19 road. It is located 7.5 kilometres from the Channel coast, near the former Route nationale 25 (now RD 925) between Abbeville and Tréport.

Access to the village can be made from the autoroutes A16 (Paris-Dunkerque) and A28 (Abbeville-Rouen).


Historical population of Yzengremer
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 471471499483462516613
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.


The economy is based around agriculture, including cereals, sugar beet, fodder and cattle.[1]

Sites and monuments

The commune contains the Eglise Saint-Médard, which is dated to the 15th century, and a 17th-century château, a rectangular brick and stone building flanked by a single wing at right angles. A front-central section of each facade was added in the 19th century. An old locksmith works, dating from the late 19th to mid-20th century, is listed on the French Ministry of Culture's inventory of cultural heritage[2] along with the gardens of the Château d'Yzengremer.[3]

See also



External links

  • Yzengremer on the Quid website (French)
  • History
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