|• Mayor (2001–2008)||Marcel Boinet|
|• Land1||5.29 km2 (2.04 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||240/km2 (610/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||80160 / 80330|
|Elevation||23–107 m (75–351 ft)
(avg. 54 m or 177 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.
The town was occupied by Germany during World War II, and saw fighting during July of 1944. The British attacked on the 18th, but defense from a nearby Flak battery held off the attack, destroying numerous British tanks. Eventually, the British did succeed in liberating the town.
Cagny is situated on the D161 road, on the outskirts of Amiens, about 3 miles (5 km) from the centre
|From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.|
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