Pertain

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Pertain
Pertain is located in France
Pertain
Pertain
Coordinates: 49°48′42″N 2°52′11″E / 49.8117°N 2.8697°E / 49.8117; 2.8697Coordinates: 49°48′42″N 2°52′11″E / 49.8117°N 2.8697°E / 49.8117; 2.8697
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Péronne
Canton Nesle
Intercommunality Haute Picardie
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Régis Nuttens
Area
 • Land1 7.88 km2 (3.04 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 368
 • Population2 density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80621 / 80320
Elevation 79–91 m (259–299 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Pertain is situated on the D142 road, some 27 miles (43 km) southeast of Amiens, in the east of the Santerre district.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
362 374 325 332 314 318 368
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

History[edit]

Founded around the end of the first millennium, the village was first known as "Pertaing". Made up of several now-disappeared hamlets, such as "Mory", "Sacy-Les-Pertain" and “Berseaucourt”.

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