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Coordinates: 50°08′55″N 2°03′22″E / 50.148611°N 2.056°E / 50.148611; 2.056

Commune of Cramont

Location
Cramont is located in France
Cramont
Administration
Country France
Region Picardie
Department Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Ailly-le-Haut-Clocher
Intercommunality Haut Clocher
Mayor Jean-Marie Alexandre
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 70–136 m (230–450 ft)
(avg. 88 m/289 ft)
Land area1 9.56 km2 (3.69 sq mi)
Population2 289  (2006)
 - Density 30 /km2 (78 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 80221/ 80370
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.

Cramont is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

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Geography

Cramont is situated on the D166 road, some 12 miles (19 km) northeast of Abbeville.

History

In 1524, the troops of Charles Quint, Holy Roman Emperor and king of Spain reduced the town and much of the surrounding area to ashes.

In 1867, the population stood at 615, in 162 houses. The chief occupations were centred around the linen industry.

Places of interest

  • St. Martin’s church built in 1857 by Oswald Macqueron, is built of stone and covered in slates.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
327 337 297 269 262 262 289
Starting 1962: Population without duplicates

See also

References

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