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Coordinates: 49°57′58″N 1°48′05″E / 49.96611°N 1.801389°E / 49.96611; 1.801389

Commune of Forceville-en-Vimeu
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Location
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Map highlighting the commune of
Administration
Country France
Region Picardie
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Oisemont
Intercommunality Canton of Oisemont
Mayor Philippe Dubos
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 72–119 m (240–390 ft)
(avg. 108 m/350 ft)
Land area1 2.97 km2 (1.15 sq mi)
Population2 272  (2006)
 - Density 92 /km2 (240 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 80330/ 80140
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-en-Vimeu is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

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Geography

The commune is situated on the D53 road, some 14 miles (23 km) south of Abbeville.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
262 310 306 279 261 262 272
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • 17th century château
  • Disused railway line [1]
  • The ‘Forcefil’ factory, that makes thread for rugs and carpets
Map of the old railway

See also

References

External links

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