Clermont, Oise

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Clermont
Clermont fay vue.jpg
Coat of arms of Clermont
Coat of arms
Clermont is located in France
Clermont
Clermont
Coordinates: 49°22′47″N 2°24′48″E / 49.3797°N 2.4133°E / 49.3797; 2.4133Coordinates: 49°22′47″N 2°24′48″E / 49.3797°N 2.4133°E / 49.3797; 2.4133
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Oise
Arrondissement Clermont
Canton Clermont
Intercommunality Pays du Clermontois
Government
 • Mayor Lionel Ollivier
Area1 5.81 km2 (2.24 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 9,699
 • Density 1,700/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 60157 / 60600
Elevation 48–162 m (157–531 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.

Clermont is a commune in the Oise department in northern France.

History[edit]

Clermont was also known as Clermont-en-Beauvaisis or Clermont-en-France.

Sights[edit]

  • Church St Samson (12th, 14th and 16th centuries) containing numerous Painting from the seventeenth century
  • Dungeon of Clermont, 12th century
  • fortified town hall, 14th century
  • Subprefecture, 15th century
  • Lardieres chapel, 17th century
  • Chatellier Park and view on the north of the town
  • Faÿ Wood

International relations[edit]

It is twinned with:

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