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Coordinates: 49°48′14″N 2°59′34″E / 49.803889°N 2.992778°E / 49.803889; 2.992778

Commune of Y
Blason Y Somme.svg
Comunne Y picardhiv68.jpg
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Map highlighting the commune of
Country France
Region Blason région fr Picardie.svg Picardie
Department Blason département fr Somme.svg Somme
Arrondissement Péronne
Canton Ham
Mayor Charles Carpentier
Elevation 56–82 m (180–270 ft)
(avg. 72 m/240 ft)
Land area1 2.73 km2 (1.05 sq mi)
Population2 86  (2006)
 - Density 32 /km2 (83 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80829/ 80190
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.

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

The name is pronounced like the letter E in English. It bears the shortest place name in France, and one of the shortest in the world.
The inhabitants call themselves Ypsilonien(ne)s.



Y is situated 32 miles(50 km) east of Amiens, at the junction of the D15 and D615 roads, in the far eastern side of the department.


Demographic evolution
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
109 116 86 90 82 89 86
Starting in 1962 : Population without duplicates

Twin towns

This village is twinned with Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch (Wales)

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