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Coordinates: 49°50′18″N 2°18′56″E / 49.83833°N 2.31556°E / 49.83833; 2.31556

Commune of Saint-Fuscien

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 Boves
Intercommunality Amiens Métropole
Mayor Richard Magnaud
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 38–113 m (120–370 ft)
(avg. 108 m/350 ft)
Land area1 9.92 km2 (3.83 sq mi)
Population2 911  (2006)
 - Density 92 /km2 (240 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 80702/ 80680
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.

Saint-Fuscien is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

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Geography

The commune is situated some 3 miles (5 km) south of Amiens, on the D7 road.

History

The commune's name is derived from Saint Fuscian (Fuscien, Fulcian) (3rd century), who is said to have been buried in the area, along with Saints Gentian and Victoricus (Victorice).

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
363 431 687 1026 1031 966 911
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The church. Burnt down by arsonists in February 2005, restoration began in 2008.
The church in restoration

See also

References

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