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Frucourt

Frucourt

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Frucourt
Frucourt

Coordinates: 49°59′47″N 1°48′36″E / 49.9964°N 1.81°E / 49.9964; 1.81Coordinates: 49°59′47″N 1°48′36″E / 49.9964°N 1.81°E / 49.9964; 1.81

Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Hallencourt
Intercommunality Régoin d'Hallencourt
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Pierre Barbette
Area
 • Land1 5.27 km2 (2.03 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 135
 • Population2 density 26/km2 (66/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80372 / 80490
Elevation 48–114 m (157–374 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 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.

Frucourt (French pronunciation: ​[fʁy'kuʁ]) is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

Geography

Frucourt is situated on the D93 road, some 10 miles (16 km) south of Abbeville.

Population

Historical population of Frucourt
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 147155165162142121135
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 windmill, built in brick in 1641. The walls are 6 ft (1,80m) thick at the base. It bears the (defaced) armorial of the seigneurs of the château of Frucourt, the Monthomer family. In June 2004, it was completely renovated and won a heritage prize " Les Rubans du Patrimoine".
  • The château
  • The church
  • The war memorial

See also

References

  • INSEE

External links

  • Frucourt on the Quid website (French)
  • Section patrimoine des Amis du CIS d'Hallencourt (French)


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