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Coordinates: 49°57′49″N 1°50′26″E / 49.963611°N 1.840556°E / 49.963611; 1.840556

Commune of Wiry-au-Mont

Wiry-au-Mont éolienne 1.jpg
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 Blason ville fr Abbeville (Somme).svg Abbeville
Canton Hallencourt
Intercommunality Région d'Hallencourt
Mayor Marcel Regnier
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 45–119 m (150–390 ft)
(avg. 109 m/360 ft)
Land area1 4.81 km2 (1.86 sq mi)
Population2 114  (2006)
 - Density 24 /km2 (62 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 80825/ 80270
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.

Wiry-au-Mont is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

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Geography

The commune is situated 10 miles(16 km) south of Abbeville, on the D936 road

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
116 116 118 111 92 96 114
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The war memorial[1]
  • The old railway line [2]

The railway was opened on the 9th May 1872 and was used principally from freight, although some passengers were carried.
It was finally closed on the 10th November 1993. It served the following communes:
Longpré-les-Corps-Saints / Bettencourt-Rivière / Airaines / Allery / Wiry-au-Mont / Forceville / Oisemont / Cerisy-Buleux / Martainneville / Saint-Maxent / Vismes-au-Val / Maisnières / Longroy and Gamaches

Ligne Longpré-les-Corps-Saints Longroy-Gamaches.png

See also

References

  1. ^ Source:Mémorial morts pour la France (80): nombres de morts[1](French)
  2. ^ Source:Fcvnet [2](French)

External links

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