L'Étoile, Somme

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L'Étoile
L'Étoile is located in France
L'Étoile
L'Étoile
Coordinates: 50°01′28″N 2°01′58″E / 50.0244°N 2.0328°E / 50.0244; 2.0328Coordinates: 50°01′28″N 2°01′58″E / 50.0244°N 2.0328°E / 50.0244; 2.0328
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Picquigny
Intercommunality Val de Nièvre et environs
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Alain Castello
Area
 • Land1 7.9 km2 (3.1 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,261
 • Population2 density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80296 / 80830
Elevation 7–113 m (23–371 ft)
(avg. 15 m or 49 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.

L'Étoile is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated on the D216 road, on the banks of the river Somme, some 10 miles (16 km) northwest of Amiens.

Population[edit]

Historical population of L'Étoile, Somme
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 1638 1650 1554 1446 1334 1305 1261
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 Benedictine abbey : Abbaye de Moreaucourt

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