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Coordinates: 50°20′58″N 1°44′47″E / 50.3494°N 1.7464°E / 50.3494; 1.7464

Commune of Nampont

Location
Paris plan pointer b jms.svg
Map highlighting the commune of
Administration
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Rue
Mayor Claude Hertault
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 2–67 m (6.6–220 ft)
(avg. 10 m/33 ft)
Land area1 19.39 km2 (7.49 sq mi)
Population2 270  (2006)
 - Density 14 /km2 (36 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 80580/ 80120
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.

Nampont (or Nampont-Saint-Martin) is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

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Geography

Nampont is situated on the banks of the Authie river, at the junction of the N1 and D12 roads and on the border of the departments of the Somme and the Pas-de-Calais.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
335 342 305 263 242 228 270
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

History

Places and monuments

The ‘Maison Forte’, built in the 15th century as a border-post on the Authie. After the Spanish invasion, it was transformed into a customs post for the imposition of the ‘Gabelle’ (taxes levied on salt and other commodities, between Spanish Artois and French Picardy Nowadays, the Maison Forte is the clubhouse of Nampont-Saint-Martin golf club. Public access is limited to exterior views from the road or the courtyard.

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