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Coordinates: 49°48′59″N 2°48′17″E / 49.81639°N 2.804722°E / 49.81639; 2.804722

Commune of Chaulnes

Location
Paris plan pointer b jms.svg
Map highlighting the commune of
Administration
Country France
Region Picardie
Department Somme
Arrondissement Péronne
Canton Chaulnes
Intercommunality Haute Picardie
Mayor Thierry Lineatte
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 80–104 m (260–340 ft)
(avg. 94 m/310 ft)
Land area1 8.46 km2 (3.27 sq mi)
Population2 1,922  
 - Density 227 /km2 (590 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 80186/ 80320
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.

Chaulnes is a commune in the Somme department in Picardy in northern France.

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Geography

Demography

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
1471 1483 1550 1616 1785 1901 1922
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Culture

Chaulnes is noted for its cultural events, especially the heavy metal music festival "Killer Fest". Each year, more than 500 fans turn up to see and listen to bands like "OBITUARY", a ‘death metal’ band.

Personalities

Places and monuments

  • The statue of grammarian Lhomond, sculpted by Eugène-Louis Lequesne, in 1860, paid for by public subscription..

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