The Full Wiki

Ailly-sur-Somme: Wikis

Advertisements
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Coordinates: 49°55′38″N 2°11′41″E / 49.9272°N 2.19472°E / 49.9272; 2.19472

Commune of Ailly-sur-Somme

Location
Ailly-sur-Somme is located in France
Ailly-sur-Somme
Administration
Country France
Region Picardie
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Picquigny
Intercommunality Communauté de communes à l'Ouest d'Amiens
Mayor Francis Fouquet
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 12–117 m (39–384 ft)
(avg. 19 m/62 ft)
Land area1 15.06 km2 (5.81 sq mi)
Population2 3,209  (2006)
 - Density 213 /km2 (550 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 80011/ 80470
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population sans doubles comptes: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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

Contents

Geography

The town is 5 miles to the west of Amiens, in the valley of the Somme river. Served by the N235 national road and a railway station.

History

  • Around 1850 : Implementation along the Somme, of jute processing factories.
  • 11 juillet 1906 : Renown Paris-Basle passenger train accident

Demography

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
2195 2368 4157 3972 3505 3322 3209
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Personality

  • James Carmichaël, Scottish industrialist, who installed rope-making equipment.

See also

References

External links

(All French language)

Advertisements

Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message