Offignies

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Offignies
Offignies is located in France
Offignies
Offignies
Coordinates: 49°47′58″N 1°51′09″E / 49.7994°N 1.8525°E / 49.7994; 1.8525Coordinates: 49°47′58″N 1°51′09″E / 49.7994°N 1.8525°E / 49.7994; 1.8525
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Poix-de-Picardie
Intercommunality Sud-Ouest Amiénois
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Laszlo Muzsnay
Area
 • Land1 4.47 km2 (1.73 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 69
 • Population2 density 15/km2 (40/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80604 / 80290
Elevation 177–206 m (581–676 ft)
(avg. 202 m or 663 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Offignies is situated on the D92 road, some 22 miles (35 km) southwest of Amiens.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
92 97 95 75 81 70 69
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

History[edit]

In 1972. Offignies absorbed the neighbouring commune of Orival. The church at Orival was destroyed during the Second World War, in 1940 and rebuilt in 1954 At Orival, traces of an 18th-century château and outbuildings may be seen. There are also outlines of Gallo-Roman farms and an old windmill.

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