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Coordinates: 49°58′56″N 2°39′39″E / 49.9822°N 2.660833°E / 49.9822; 2.660833

Commune of Méaulte

Location
Paris plan pointer b jms.svg
Map highlighting the commune of
Administration
Country France
Region Picardie
Department Somme
Arrondissement Péronne
Canton Albert
Intercommunality Pays du Coquelicot
Mayor Philippe Wallon
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 42–112 m (140–370 ft)
(avg. 86 m/280 ft)
Land area1 10.75 km2 (4.15 sq mi)
Population2 1,352  (2006)
 - Density 126 /km2 (330 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 80523/ 80300
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.

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

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Geography

The commune is situated on the D329 road, some 20 miles (32 km) northeast of Amiens.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
1016 1048 1022 1074 1259 1254 1352
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Personalities

  • Henri Potez (1891-1981), aeroplane maker, was born in Méaulte. He built a factory here and began making Potez aeroplanes in 1924.
    Today, the factory is part of the pan-European group Airbus

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