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Coordinates: 49°47′58″N 1°51′09″E / 49.79944°N 1.8525°E / 49.79944; 1.8525

Commune of Offignies

Location
Paris plan pointer b jms.svg
Map highlighting the commune of
Administration
Country France
Region Blason région fr Picardie.svg Picardie
Department Blason département fr Somme.svg Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Poix-de-Picardie
Intercommunality Sud-Ouest Amiénois
Mayor Laszlo Muzsnay
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 177–206 m (580–680 ft)
(avg. 202 m/660 ft)
Land area1 4.47 km2 (1.73 sq mi)
Population2 69  (2006)
 - Density 15 /km2 (39 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 80604/ 80290
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.

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

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Geography

Offignies is situated on the D92 road, some 22 miles (35 km) southwest of Amiens.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
92 97 95 75 81 70 69
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

History

In 1972. Offignies absorbed the neighbouring commune of Orival. The church at Orival was destroyed during the Second World War, in 1940 and rebuilt in 1954 At Orival, traces of an 18th century château and outbuildings may be seen. There are also outlines of Gallo-Roman farms and an old windmill.

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