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Coordinates: 50°20′36″N 1°50′02″E / 50.3433°N 1.8339°E / 50.3433; 1.8339

Commune of Argoules

Abbaye de Valloires et jardins.JPG
Gardens and Abbey of Valloires
Location
Argoules is located in France
Argoules
Administration
Country France
Region Picardie
Department Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Rue
Mayor René Jouy
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 6–77 m (20–253 ft)
(avg. 67 m/220 ft)
Land area1 9.45 km2 (3.65 sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 80025/ 80120
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

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Geography

The commune is situated 23 miles (37 km) north of Abbeville on the D192, on the banks of the Authie River.

Population

Population history
1851 1954 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
773 736 460 446 560 451 363 335 341
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places and monuments

Argoules village is next to the Cistercian Abbey of Valloires, founded in the 13th century, then rebuilt in the 18th century. The abbey grounds now contain notable, contemporary gardens (the Jardins de Valloires).

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(All French language)

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