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Coordinates: 50°00′38″N 2°31′28″E / 50.010556°N 2.5244°E / 50.010556; 2.5244

Commune of Warloy-Baillon

Warloy-Baillon mairie et chevet église 1.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 Corbie
Intercommunality Val de Somme
Mayor Frédéric Martin
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 57–142 m (190–470 ft)
(avg. 68 m/220 ft)
Land area1 15.27 km2 (5.90 sq mi)
Population2 758  (2006)
 - Density 50 /km2 (130 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 80820/ 80300
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.

Warloy-Baillon is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

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Geography

The commune is situated 15 miles (24 km) northeast of Amiens, on the D919 road

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
729 733 710 698 718 708 758
Census count starting 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The church of Saint-Pierre: The stone building was constructed on natural sandstone foundations.
  • The war memorial.
  • The military cemetery[1]
  • Memorial plaque to two Allied pilots that died over Warloy-Baillon during the Second World War : in 1940, Lucas in a Hurricane Mk1 , and in 1944, Pinkney, in an Auster.
  • The tower of an old windmill, in need of restoration.[2]
Marble memorial to two Allied pilots.

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