Heilly

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Heilly
Heilly is located in France
Heilly
Heilly
Coordinates: 49°57′15″N 2°32′16″E / 49.9542°N 2.5378°E / 49.9542; 2.5378Coordinates: 49°57′15″N 2°32′16″E / 49.9542°N 2.5378°E / 49.9542; 2.5378
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Corbie
Intercommunality Val de Somme
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Bernard Marcille
Area
 • Land1 9.37 km2 (3.62 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 420
 • Population2 density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80426 / 80800
Elevation 31–107 m (102–351 ft)
(avg. 38 m or 125 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Heilly is situated on the D52 road, some 12 miles (19 km) northeast of Amiens.

History[edit]

During the First World War, being on the railway line Amiens-Albert meant receiving many of the dead bodies from the Battle of the Somme. Over 3000 graves are in the military cemetery.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Heilly
Year 1851 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 764 325 346 343 353 391 399 420
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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