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Saint-Fuscien

Saint-Fuscien
Saint-Fuscien is located in France
Saint-Fuscien
Saint-Fuscien
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Boves
Intercommunality Amiens Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Dominique de Witasse Thézy
Area1 9.92 km2 (3.83 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 911
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80702 / 80680
Elevation 38–113 m (125–371 ft)
(avg. 108 m or 354 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: 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.
The name of the commune in Picard is Saint-Fuschien.

Geography

The commune is situated some 5 km (3 mi) 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

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