Fontaine-sur-Somme

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Fontaine-sur-Somme
Vieulaines église (tombée de la nuit) 1.jpg
Coat of arms of Fontaine-sur-Somme
Coat of arms
Fontaine-sur-Somme is located in France
Fontaine-sur-Somme
Fontaine-sur-Somme
Coordinates: 50°01′50″N 1°56′23″E / 50.0306°N 1.9397°E / 50.0306; 1.9397Coordinates: 50°01′50″N 1°56′23″E / 50.0306°N 1.9397°E / 50.0306; 1.9397
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Hallencourt
Intercommunality Région d'Hallencourt
Government
 • Mayor Gérard Leroy
Area
 • Land1 15.18 km2 (5.86 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 532
 • Population2 density 35/km2 (91/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80328 / 80510
Elevation 7–102 m (23–335 ft)
(avg. 11 m or 36 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.

Fontaine-sur-Somme is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated on the D3 road, some 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Abbeville on the left bank of the river Somme.

Main sights[edit]

  • The church at Vieulaines
  • Peter’s cross
  • The lakes
  • War memorial

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