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Coordinates: 49°54′13″N 2°19′40″E / 49.903556°N 2.32778°E / 49.903556; 2.32778

Commune of Rivery

Location
Rivery is located in France
Rivery
Administration
Country France
Region Blason région fr Picardie.svg Picardie
Department Blason département fr Somme.svg Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Amiens 3
Intercommunality Amiens Métropole
Mayor Jean-Marie Givry
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 22–76 m (72–249 ft)
(avg. 25 m/82 ft)
Land area1 6.37 km2 (2.46 sq mi)
Population2 3,213  (2006)
 - Density 504 /km2 (1,310 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 80674/ 80136
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.

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

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Geography

Rivery is situated on the north-eastern outskirts of Amiens, on the other side of the Somme River and on the D1 road. The area is known for its market gardens, or ‘hortillons’, small patches of cultivated land between the drainage channels that prevent the area returning to marsh.

Population

Population history
1926 1931 1936 1946 1954 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
883 1165 1301 1506 1581 2680 3411 3402 3287 3366 3400 3213
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

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