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Fontaine-sur-Somme

Fontaine-sur-Somme

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Fontaine-sur-Somme
Fontaine-sur-Somme

Coordinates: 50°01′50″N 1°56′23″E / 50.0306°N 1.9397°E / 50.0306; 1.9397Coordinates: 50°01′50″N 1°56′23″E / 50.0306°N 1.9397°E / 50.0306; 1.9397

Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Hallencourt
Intercommunality Région d'Hallencourt
Government
 • Mayor Gérard Leroy
Area
 • Land1 15.18 km2 (5.86 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 532
 • Population2 density 35/km2 (91/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80328 / 80510
Elevation 7–102 m (23–335 ft)
(avg. 11 m or 36 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.

Fontaine-sur-Somme is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

Geography

The commune is situated on the D3 road, some 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Abbeville on the left bank of the river Somme.

Main sights

  • The church at Vieulaines
  • Peter’s cross
  • The lakes
  • War memorial

See also

References

  • INSEE

External links

  • Fontaine-sur-Somme on the Quid website (French)
  • Website of the Intercommunity of Hallencourt
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