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Meharicourt

The commune is situated on the D39 and D131 crossroads, 40 kilometres 25 mi southeast of Amiens, in a small depression of a plateau, the start of the valley of the river Luce.

Mereaucourt

The commune is situated on the D264 road, some 23 miles 37 km southwest of Amiens. This village has the distinction of being the smallest commune in the Hauts-de-France region. 10 people in 1999

Merelessart

Saint-Martin’s church. Known for the painting "La Charite de Saint-Martin" listed as a Monuments Historiques and restored 2005-2006, it was painted in 1854 by the artist Isidore Patrois. The wrought-iron Calvary. (Кованые Голгофе) The chapel. (Ча ...

Mericourt-sur-Somme

Mericourt-sur-Somme is a former commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France. On 1 January 2017, it was merged into the new commune Etinehem-Mericourt.

Mesnil-Domqueur

The commune is situated on the D130 road, some 12 miles 19 km northeast of Abbeville. He was surrounded by total Cramont, Domqueur and Domleger-Longvillers, Mesnil-Domqueur is located 17 km North-East of Abbevilles largest city around.

Mesnil-en-Arrouaise

The commune is situated on the D172 road, 31 kilometres 19 mi southwest of Cambrai, in the ancient region of the Arrouaise, which, to the Romans, was a forest-frontier.

Mesnil-Martinsart

Louis-Fernand Flutre 1892-1978, an academic from the area, published two works on the village in 1955: Mesnil-Martinsart Somme Essai dhistoire locale and Le Parler picard de Mesnil-Martinsart Somme Phonetique, morphologie, syntaxe, vocabulaire.

Mesnil-Saint-Georges

The commune is situated on the D930 road, some 15 miles 24 km southeast of Amiens, close to the border with the departement of the Oise. Since the Second World War, the church and school have stood empty.

Miraumont

Miraumont is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France. Current agricultural products: grain, potatoes, and beets.

Misery, Somme

Misery is a former commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France. On 1 January 2019, it was merged into the new commune Marchelepot-Misery.

Molliens-Dreuil

By a decree of 19 September 1972, the two communes of Dreuil-les-Molliens and Molliens-Vidame were combined into one, Molliens-Dreuil. Molliens was first a commune in 1209 and was under the jurisdiction of the seigneurs of Picquigny from the twel ...

Monsures

Monsures is situated on the D210 and the D109 roads, some 16 miles 26 km south of Amiens, in the southernmost point of the departement, in the valley of the Selle river and surrounded by woods and forests. Junction 7 of the A16 autoroute is just ...

Moreuil

Known by several names over the years, Morolium 1103, Moroil 1183, Moruel, Moroilum, Moroiel, Moreul 1240, Moureul, Moureuil 1340, Morveul, Morvels and finally Moreuil, the commune has ancient origins. Flint tools have been found here and the pre ...

Morlancourt

Louis Friant 1758–1829, French military officer, born in Morlancourt. Manfred von Richthofen 1892-1918, German World War I fighter ace known as the Red Baron, died in action at Morlancourt.

Moyencourt

Moyencourt is situated on the D154 road, some 30 miles 48 km southeast of Amiens. Not to be confused with a commune of a similar name, Moyencourt-les-Poix, further to the west of the departement.

Moyencourt-les-Poix

The commune is situated just off the N29, on th D94 road, some 15 miles 24 km southwest of Amiens. Not to be confused with another commune, Moyencourt, further east in the same departement.

Namps-Maisnil

A commune created by the amalgamation, in 1972, of the four old communes of Namps-au-Mont, Namps-au-Val, Rumaisnil and Taisnil. The commune is surrounded by forests and situated at the junction of the D169, D61 and D38 roads, some 9 miles 14 km s ...

Nesle-lHopital

The commune is situated on the D1015 road, some 16 miles 26 km southwest of Abbeville, on the banks of the river Bresle, the border with Seine-Maritime.

Neslette

Neslette is situated on the D1015 road, some 15 miles 24 km southwest of Abbeville on the banks of the river Bresle, the border with Seine-Maritime.

Neuville-Coppegueule

The commune is situated on the D1015 road, some 25 miles 40 km west of Amiens, near the banks of the river Bresle on the border with Seine-Maritime. The name comes from the French nickname for highwaymen from the forest of Argueil who operated on ...

Neuville-les-Loeuilly

Neuville-les-Loeuilly is a former commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France. On 1 January 2019, it was merged into the new commune O-de-Selle.

Noyelles-sur-Mer

Noyelles has a station on the Boulogne - Amiens line. There is also a heritage railway at Noyelles, the Chemin de Fer de la Baie de Somme, which formed part of the Reseau des Bains de Mer system. A dual gauge line goes to Saint-Valery-sur-Somme, ...

Occoches

Occoches is situated on the D938 road, some 20 miles 32 km east-northeast of Abbeville, by the banks of the river Authie, on the border with the Pas-de-Calais departement.

Ochancourt

Within the commune, on the land of graves’, are said to rest the remains of those that died 9000+ at the Battle of Saucourt-en-Vimeu, where Louis III of France fought and defeated the Normans in 881. Other historians claim it is the site of the b ...

Offignies

In 1972. Offignies absorbed the neighbouring commune of Orival. The church at Orival was destroyed during the Second World War, in 1940 and rebuilt in 1954 At Orival, traces of an 18th-century chateau and outbuildings may be seen. There are also ...

Oissy

The 17th / 18th-century chateau. Built by François Trudaine as part of a great estate sold to the nation in 1795. Much of the grounds still exist. The entrance and the ground-floor were severely damaged in a fire in 1946. Constructed in red brick ...

Omiecourt

Omiecourt is a former commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France. On 1 January 2017, it was merged into the new commune Hypercourt.

Oust-Marest

The commune is situated on the D1015 road, some 20 miles 32 km southwest of Abbeville, on the banks of the river Bresle, the border with Seine-Maritime.

Outrebois

Outrebois is situated on the D59 road, some 21 miles 34 km northeast of Abbeville on the banks of the river Authie, the border with the Pas-de-Calais.

Pertain

Pertain is a former commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France. On 1 January 2017, it was merged into the new commune Hypercourt.

Pierrepont-sur-Avre

Pierrepont-sur-Avre is a former commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France. On 1 January 2019, it was merged into the new commune Trois-Rivieres.

Plachy-Buyon

The commune is situated on the D8 road, some 8 miles 13 km south of Amiens, in the valley of the Selle river, a tributary of the Somme. It is heavily influenced by the proximity of Amiens. 28% of the inhabitants are under the age of twenty.

Ponches-Estruval

The commune is situated on the D224 road, some 16 miles 26 km north of Abbeville, by the banks of the river Authie and close to the border with the Pas-de-Calais, but not really.

Ponthoile

In 1346, during the Hundred Years War, English troops burnt and pillaged the towns of the Ponthieu on their way to the Battle of Crecy. Ponthoile was attacked on Saint-Barthelemy’s day, 24 August, just two days before the battle, burning down the ...

Pont-Noyelles

The commune is situated at the junction of the D929, D30 and D115 roads, some 8 miles 13 km northeast of Amiens, in the valley of the small river Hallue.

Pont-Remy

The commune is situated at the junction of the D901 and D183 roads at an ancient crossing point of the Somme River, some 7 miles 11 km southeast of Abbeville.

Port-le-Grand

It is considered the birthplace of Saint Honorius of Amiens d. 600 AD. From time immemorial it was the site of a ferry to cross the river. As Portus Icius it is mentioned in the vita of Saint Austreberthe, whose name is reflected in the small Riv ...

Prouville

Prouville is situated on the D56 and D185 crossroads, some 15 miles 24 km east northeast of Abbeville. Surrounded by the common Beaumetz, Agenville and Bernaville, Prouville is located 21 km North-East of Abbevilles the largest city around.

Prouzel

Sixteenth-century church of Notre-Dame de la Nativite, with baptismal fonts from the twelfth century. 18th-century pigeon house. (18-го века голубятню) The Coulee verte’ en: ’Green Trail’. When the local railway closed in 1939, the derelict line ...

Le Quesnel

Church of Saint Leger, known as the Cathedral of the Santerre" as it is the biggest church in the region, with a 50m high tower. The Le Quesnel Canadian Battlefield Memorial and Commemorative park.

Quevauvillers

The village of Quevauvillers first appears in Roman times as Equitum villa residence of the riders and would haver been a staging post on the Roman road from Amiens to Rouen. During the wars with the Normans near the end of the first millennium, ...

Ramburelles

Ramburelles is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France. Paul Eugene Delattre, lawyer, politician, writer and the essayist and historian Maurice Vaussard were born in Ramburelles.

Rambures

Rambures is situated on the D180 and D110 crossroads, some 15 miles 24 km southwest of Abbeville. Apples of the variety named Rambour originated here.

Remaisnil

Remaisnil is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France. The village contains the Chateau de Remaisnil, which was owned by Jules Elby and Laura Ashley. In the field across from the mansion, remnants of a German V-1 Fl ...

Ribeaucourt, Somme

The name of the commune is a corruption of Erembauldocurtis which comes from "Eremboldus" = skilful or bold leader and "curtis", meaning a fortified house). Eremboldus was the name of several male members of the Ribeaucourt family, vassals to the ...

Rivery

Rivery is situated on the north-eastern outskirts of Amiens, on the other side of the Somme River and on the D1 road. The area is known for its market gardens, or hortillons’, small patches of cultivated land between the drainage channels that pr ...

Roisel

Roisel is situated 10 miles 16 km northwest of Saint Quentin, on the D6 road, with the small river La Cologne’ a tributary of the Somme River flowing through the commune.

Rollot

Rollot is situated 25 miles 40 km southeast of Amiens, on the D 935 road. It is the most southerly commune in the departement, just a few hundred yards from the departement of Oise.

Roye, Somme

In 2015, a shooting took place in travelers camp in which four people died. In 1634, religious refugees from Seville, Spain, known as the illuministes tried to establish themselves in France. They claimed to be inspired by celestial messages. Pie ...

Rue, Somme

The place is first mentioned as Rua in 1042.