Oust-Marest

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Oust-Marest
Oust-Marest is located in France
Oust-Marest
Oust-Marest
Coordinates: 50°02′37″N 1°27′35″E / 50.0436°N 1.4597°E / 50.0436; 1.4597Coordinates: 50°02′37″N 1°27′35″E / 50.0436°N 1.4597°E / 50.0436; 1.4597
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Ault
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Davergne
Area
 • Land1 5.8 km2 (2.2 sq mi)
Population (2209)
 • Population2 649
 • Population2 density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80613 / 80460
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.

Oust-Marest is a commune in the Somme ddépartement in Picardie in northern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated on the D1015 road, some 20 miles (32 km) southwest of Abbeville, on the banks of the river Bresle, the border with Seine-Maritime.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2009
594 615 665 664 656 704 665 649
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

History[edit]

The name of Oust-Marest comes from Roman origins. Possibly from a settlement named in honour of Augusta. Archaeologists have found traces of a Gallo-Roman amphitheatre and a temple in the locality.

Places of interest[edit]

  • A watermill on the river Bresle

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