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Coordinates: 49°57′15″N 2°32′16″E / 49.954167°N 2.5378°E / 49.954167; 2.5378

Commune of Heilly

Location
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Map highlighting the commune of
Administration
Country France
Region Picardie
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Corbie
Intercommunality Val de Somme
Mayor Bernard Marcille
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 31–107 m (100–350 ft)
(avg. 38 m/120 ft)
Land area1 9.37 km2 (3.62 sq mi)
Population2 420  (2006)
 - Density 45 /km2 (120 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 80426/ 80800
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.

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

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Geography

Heilly is situated on the D52 road, some 12 miles (19 km) northeast of Amiens.

History

During the First World War, being on the railway line Amiens-Albert meant receiving many of the dead bodies from the Battle of the Somme. Over 3000 graves are in the military cemetery.

Population

Population history
1851 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
764 325 346 343 353 391 399 420
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

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