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Coordinates: 50°03′16″N 1°54′12″E / 50.0544°N 1.9033°E / 50.0544; 1.9033

Commune of Pont-Remy

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 Abbeville
Canton Ailly-le-Haut-Clocher
Intercommunality Haut Clocher
Mayor Annie Roucoux
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 6–109 m (20–360 ft)
(avg. 9 m/30 ft)
Land area1 9.93 km2 (3.83 sq mi)
Population2 1,562  (2006)
 - Density 157 /km2 (410 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 80635/ 80580
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-Remy 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 D901 and D183 roads at an ancient crossing point of the Somme River, some 7 miles (11 km) southeast of Abbeville.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
1525 1547 1406 1311 1395 1400 1562
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The railway station
The railway station at the beginning of the 20th century
  • Church of Saint-Pierre
  • The château. Because of its position on a small island, it held out against the English forces during the Hundred Years War.
    Cardinal Richelieu was imprisoned here.
    The present-day owners have allowed the building to fall into disrepair, much to the chagrin of the people of the village. An association was set up in 2007 to persuade the owners to see reason and help to save this historic monument
  • The British cemetery

See also

References

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