Ferrières, Somme

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Ferrières
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Ferrières is located in France
Ferrières
Ferrières
Coordinates: 49°53′34″N 2°10′41″E / 49.8928°N 2.178°E / 49.8928; 2.178Coordinates: 49°53′34″N 2°10′41″E / 49.8928°N 2.178°E / 49.8928; 2.178
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Picquigny
Intercommunality L'Ouest d'Amiens
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Claude Billot
Area
 • Land1 3.47 km2 (1.34 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 453
 • Population2 density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80305 / 80470
Elevation 59–115 m (194–377 ft)
(avg. 110 m or 360 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated on the D211 road, some 5 miles (8 km) west of Amiens.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Ferrières, Somme
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 220 252 307 315 396 426 453
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

The war memorial
The château


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