Ailly-sur-Noye

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Ailly-sur-Noye
Ailly-sur-Noye is located in France
Ailly-sur-Noye
Ailly-sur-Noye
Coordinates: 49°45′25″N 2°21′51″E / 49.7569°N 2.3642°E / 49.7569; 2.3642Coordinates: 49°45′25″N 2°21′51″E / 49.7569°N 2.3642°E / 49.7569; 2.3642
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Montdidier
Canton Ailly-sur-Noye
Intercommunality Val de Noye
Government
 • Mayor (1995–2008) Freddy Verecque
Area
 • Land1 25.35 km2 (9.79 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 2,680
 • Population2 density 110/km2 (270/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80010 / 80250
Elevation 43–143 m (141–469 ft)
(avg. 57 m or 187 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Ailly-sur-Noye is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

View coming from Amiens

Geography[edit]

The commune lies about 12 miles (19 km) south of Amiens and about 8 miles (13 km) from the border with the Oise départment, situated at the junction of the departmental roads D7 and the D26, in the valley of the river Noye.

Demography[edit]

Historical population of Ailly-sur-Noye
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 1931 2008 2134 2596 2647 2643 2680
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places and monuments[edit]

Cultural and sports activities[edit]

  • Annual Son et Lumière Le Souffle de la terre narrates the story of the people of Picardy from Gaulish times up to the Second World War. More than 450,000 have been to see the spectacle.
  • Water sports on the lake area.
  • Motocross club on two different courses.
  • 45 separate clubs and societies participate in the life of the community.

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External links[edit]

(All French language)