Longueau

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Longueau
Coat of arms of Longueau
Coat of arms
Longueau is located in France
Longueau
Longueau
Coordinates: 49°52′15″N 2°21′25″E / 49.8708°N 2.3569°E / 49.8708; 2.3569Coordinates: 49°52′15″N 2°21′25″E / 49.8708°N 2.3569°E / 49.8708; 2.3569
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Amiens 4
Intercommunality Amiens Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Joël Brunet
Area1 3.42 km2 (1.32 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 5,246
 • Density 1,500/km2 (4,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80489 / 80330
Elevation 23–64 m (75–210 ft)
(avg. 28 m or 92 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Longueau is situated 4 miles (6 km) southeast of Amiens, a suburb just by the airport, on the N29 road

Population[edit]

Population history
1936 1946 1954 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
3906 2770 4811 5316 5485 5598 5309 4940 5210 5246
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

The town was once a railway centre. The reinforced concrete depot, now a registered historic monument is one of four designed by Bernard Lafaille between the two world wars.

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