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Coordinates: 50°09′59″N 2°06′13″E / 50.1663888889°N 2.10361111111°E / 50.1663888889; 2.10361111111

Commune of Agenville

Location
Agenville is located in France
Agenville
Administration
Country France
Region Picardie
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Bernaville
Intercommunality Bernavillois
Mayor Dany Petit
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 88–136 m (289–446 ft)
(avg. 140 m/460 ft)
Land area1 3.3 km2 (1.3 sq mi)
Population2 106  (2006)
 - Density 32 /km2 (83 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 80005/ 80370
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population sans doubles comptes: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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

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Geography

The commune is a village of mixed farming situated 15 miles (24 km) northeast of Abbeville on the D56 road.

History

Destroyed by the English at the time of the battle of Crecy in 1346 and rebuilt on a new site. Rebuilt after the bombardments of 1944, when 95% of the village was destroyed, as the V1 rocket site was nearby. Agenville was once a centre of a pilgrimage

Demography

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
99 103 95 89 84 91 106
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

See also

Communes of the Somme department

References

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