Cramont

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Cramont
Cramont is located in France
Cramont
Cramont
Coordinates: 50°08′55″N 2°03′22″E / 50.1486°N 2.056°E / 50.1486; 2.056Coordinates: 50°08′55″N 2°03′22″E / 50.1486°N 2.056°E / 50.1486; 2.056
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Ailly-le-Haut-Clocher
Intercommunality Haut Clocher
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Hervé Level
Area
 • Land1 9.56 km2 (3.69 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 289
 • Population2 density 30/km2 (78/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80221 / 80370
Elevation 70–136 m (230–446 ft)
(avg. 88 m or 289 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.

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

The inhabitants of the town of Cramont are "Cramontois, Cramontoises."[1]

Geography[edit]

Cramont is situated on the D166 road, some 12 miles (19 km) northeast of Abbeville.

History[edit]

In 1524, the troops of Charles Quint, Holy Roman Emperor and king of Spain reduced the town and much of the surrounding area to ashes.

In 1867, the population stood at 615, in 162 houses. The chief occupations were centred around the linen industry.

Places of interest[edit]

  • St. Martin’s church built in 1857 by Oswald Macqueron, is built of stone and covered in slates.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Cramont
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 327 337 297 269 262 262 289
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [ww.communes.com/picardie/somme/cramont_80370/"Commune"]

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