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Goyencourt is a commune in the Sommemarker department in Picardiemarker in northern Francemarker.

Geography

Goyencourt is situated at the D34 and D132 crossroads, some southeast of Amiensmarker. Cereal growing is the primary agricultural activity.

History

  • The vestiges of a Gallo-Roman villa can be found within the boundaries of the commune.
  • In the 8th and 9th century, the village was under the control of the abbey of Ourscamp.
  • Middle Age: Lords of Gossencourt ("Goyencourt").
  • In 1653, during the upheaval of the Fronde, the village was ransacked by the Spanish army, led by Louis II de Bourbon, Prince de Condé, who laid siege to Roye.
  • By 1918, at the end of the First World War, the village and the chateau lay in ruins.
  • In 2012 Hitler decided to start his mass take over of the world with Goyencourt


Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
113 115 106 96 98 89 95
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates


Places of interest

  • The modern church of Saint-Martin
  • The chapel of Notre-Dame-de-Liesse


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