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Coordinates: 49°56′27″N 2°26′31″E / 49.940833°N 2.441944°E / 49.940833; 2.441944

Commune of Pont-Noyelles

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 Villers-Bocage
Intercommunality Le Bocage et l'Hallue
Mayor Jacky Durier
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 32–123 m (100–400 ft)
(avg. 60 m/200 ft)
Land area1 8.62 km2 (3.33 sq mi)
Population2 736  (2006)
 - Density 85 /km2 (220 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 80634/ 80115
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.

Pont-Noyelles is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

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Geography

The commune is situated at the junction of the D929, D30 and D115 roads, some 8 miles (13 km) northeast of Amiens, in the valley of the small river Hallue.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
303 326 538 715 800 789 736
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

History

Pont-Noyelles was the scene of one of the battles of the Franco-Prussian War. On the 23 and 24 December 1870, French troops, led by Colonel Louis Faidherbe routed German forces led by Edwin Freiherr von Manteuffel at the Battle of Hallue. A memorial at the site of the General’s headquarters commemorates the battle.

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