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Tilloy-lès-Conty

Tilloy-lès-Conty

Chateau of Tilloy-lès-Conty
Tilloy-lès-Conty
Tilloy-lès-Conty

Coordinates: 49°45′18″N 2°10′39″E / 49.755°N 2.1775°E / 49.755; 2.1775Coordinates: 49°45′18″N 2°10′39″E / 49.755°N 2.1775°E / 49.755; 2.1775

Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Conty
Intercommunality Canton of Conty
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Martine Queval
Area
 • Land1 6.34 km2 (2.45 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 250
 • Population2 density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80761 / 80160
Elevation 48–135 m (157–443 ft)
(avg. 105 m or 344 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.

Tilloy-lès-Conty is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

Geography

The commune is situated 10 miles (16 km) south southwest of Amiens, on the D8e road

Population

Historical population of Tilloy-lès-Conty
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 214217176196220228250
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 Notre-Dame

Château de Tilloy-lès-Conty

This is the ancient fief of the seigneurs of the Croy family, restored as a country house at the end of the 17th century.[1] It consists of a garden and a 9 hectare park, with a little English garden filled with 165 varieties of roses.

The gardens of the Pic-Vert

A 6000 square metre garden built by Michel Driencourt around a large 19th century Picardie farm, in four sections:

  • A shady garden with old Japanese cherry trees,
  • An inner courtyard,
  • An old orchard and vegetable garden,
  • A conservatory of ancient varieties

2500 varieties of shrubs and perennials are on show with collections of delphinium, iris, poppies, magnolia, hydrangea and Japanese maples.

See also

References

  • INSEE

External links

  • Tilloy-lès-Conty on the Quid website (French)
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