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Coordinates: 49°56′25″N 1°43′28″E / 49.9402778°N 1.7244°E / 49.9402778; 1.7244

Commune of Villeroy

Villeroy église et Monument aux Morts.jpg
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 Blason fr ville Amiens.svg Amiens
Canton Oisemont
Intercommunality Canton of Oisemont
Mayor Roger Dancourt
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 119–159 m (390–520 ft)
(avg. 139 m/460 ft)
Land area1 6.02 km2 (2.32 sq mi)
Population2 219  (2006)
 - Density 36 /km2 (93 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 80796/ 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.

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

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Geography

Villeroy is situated 13 miles(21 km) southwest of Abbeville, on the D108e road

Population

Population history
1698 1867 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
420 344 237 242 218 205 210 216 219
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

History

The village was known as "Villa Regia", in 1129. It was once owned by the Knights Templar who built a wall around the village.
The seigneury was first noted as Bailleul-Vimeu, which was then passed to the seigneurs of Rambures.

Places of interest

  • The church of Saint Sauveur, rebuilt in the 19th century.

See also

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