Lihons

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Lihons
Lihons is located in France
Lihons
Lihons
Coordinates: 49°49′30″N 2°46′01″E / 49.825°N 2.7669°E / 49.825; 2.7669Coordinates: 49°49′30″N 2°46′01″E / 49.825°N 2.7669°E / 49.825; 2.7669
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Péronne
Canton Chaulnes
Intercommunality Haute Picardie
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Robert Billore
Area1 12.42 km2 (4.80 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 393
 • Density 32/km2 (82/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80481 / 80320
Elevation 84–112 m (276–367 ft)
(avg. 94 m or 308 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Lihons is situated 20 miles (32 km) east of Amiens, on the D337 road

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
333 384 366 321 366 377 393
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

The tomb of Prince Murat.

Louis Marie Michel Joachim Napoléon Prince Murat was a descendant of Napoleon’s nephew, the first recipient of the title, He volunteered during World War I and joined the 5th infantry regiment of cuirassiers. He died on 21 August 1916, aged 30 years.

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