Fonsommes

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Fonsomme
Source of the Somme
Source of the Somme
Fonsomme is located in France
Fonsomme
Fonsomme
Coordinates: 49°54′11″N 3°24′01″E / 49.9031°N 3.4003°E / 49.9031; 3.4003Coordinates: 49°54′11″N 3°24′01″E / 49.9031°N 3.4003°E / 49.9031; 3.4003
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Aisne
Arrondissement Saint-Quentin
Canton Bohain-en-Vermandois
Intercommunality Saint-Quentin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Ducornet
Area
 • Land1 9.6 km2 (3.7 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 516
 • Population2 density 54/km2 (140/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 02319 / 02110
Elevation 82–131 m (269–430 ft)
(avg. 85 m or 279 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.

Fonsomme is a commune in the Aisne department in Picardy in northern France.

Geography[edit]

The source of the river Somme lies in the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 564 —    
1968 564 +0.0%
1975 538 −4.6%
1982 494 −8.2%
1990 545 +10.3%
1999 554 +1.7%
2008 516 −6.9%

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