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Saint-Blimont is a commune in the Sommemarker department in Picardiemarker in northern Francemarker.

Geography

The commune is situated west of Abbevillemarker, on the D106 road. Sitting squarely between the industrial Vimeu region and the tourist regions of Picardie.

History

Closely linked with Saint-Valery-sur-Sommemarker. The monk evangelist Saint Valery healed Blimond around 615, who succeeded him as head of the abbey at Saint-Valery-sur-Somme.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
948 958 989 1056 1046 948 965
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates


Places of interest

  • The fifteenth century watchtower that has been a belltower for about 150 years. The tower is accessible in July and August, with guided visits every Saturday at 11 o'clock.
  • The nineteenth century church, with interesting elements such as beams, a baptismal font originating from the previous sixteenth century church and a 15th century statue of Saint Blimond.


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