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Coordinates: 50°03′44″N 2°33′27″E / 50.0622°N 2.5575°E / 50.0622; 2.5575

Commune of Forceville

Location
Paris plan pointer b jms.svg
Map highlighting the commune of
Administration
Country France
Region Picardie
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Acheux-en-Amiénois
Intercommunality Pays du Coquelicot
Mayor Laurence Leveque
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 100–150 m (330–490 ft)
(avg. 108 m/350 ft)
Land area1 7.57 km2 (2.92 sq mi)
Population2 170  (2006)
 - Density 22 /km2 (57 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 80329/ 80560
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.

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

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Geography

Situated on the D938 road, some 20 miles (32 km) northwest of Amiens. On 18 December 1915 the 107th Machine Gun Corps was established here as part of the 36th (Ulster) Division.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
202 203 199 181 182 161 170
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The old railway line [1]
Map of the old railway

See also

References

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