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Coordinates: 49°35′23″N 2°39′16″E / 49.589722°N 2.6544°E / 49.589722; 2.6544

Commune of Rollot

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 Montdidier
Canton Montdidier
Intercommunality Canton of Montdidier
Mayor Pierre Levier
(1995–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 82–126 m (270–410 ft)
(avg. 100 m/330 ft)
Land area1 12.00 km2 (4.63 sq mi)
Population2 689  (2006)
 - Density 57 /km2 (150 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 80678/ 80500
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.

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

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Geography

Rollot is situated 25 miles (40 km) southeast of Amiens, on the D935 road. It is the most southerly commune in the département, just a few hundred yards from the département of Oise.

History

Rollot is well-known throughout France, thanks in part to the locally-made cheese of the same name, since the 18th century.

Population

Population history
1926 1931 1936 1946 1954 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
626 651 607 648 590 584 607 561 540 575 631 689
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • Saint Nicolas' church
  • Saint Germain's church
  • Statue of Antoine Galland
  • Feudal motte with a 12th century cave (private property)
  • War memorial

Personalities

Antoine Galland

See also

References

External links

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