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Coordinates: 49°50′58″N 2°07′19″E / 49.84944°N 2.121944°E / 49.84944; 2.121944

Commune of Revelles

Location
Paris plan pointer b jms.svg
Map highlighting the commune of
Administration
Country France
Region Blason région fr Picardie.svg Picardie
Department Blason département fr Somme.svg Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Molliens-Dreuil
Intercommunality Amiens Métropole
Mayor François Foré
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 71–133 m (230–440 ft)
(avg. 117 m/380 ft)
Land area1 14.41 km2 (5.56 sq mi)
Population2 539  (2006)
 - Density 37 /km2 (96 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 80670/ 80540
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.

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

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Geography

Revelles is situated around 8 miles (13 km) southwest of Amiens, on the D51 and D97 crossroads.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
337 346 362 396 466 506 539
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

History

A Gallo-Roman settlement was unearthed within the confines of the commune, during the construction of the A29 motorway. [1]

Places of interest

  • The church
  • The mairie
  • A war memorial
  • Some stone wells

See also

References

  1. ^ French article from fr:Courrier picard

External links

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