|• Mayor (2001–2008)||Régis Nuttens|
|• Land1||7.88 km2 (3.04 sq mi)|
|• 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 situated on the D142 road, some 27 miles (43 km) southeast of Amiens, in the east of the Santerre district.
|Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates|
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”.
Places of interest
- Modern church of Saint Rémy
- War memorial
- Pigeon houses from the 1950s
- Vestiges of Gallo-Roman villas
- The foundations of a medieval manor house.
- Pertain on the Quid website (French)
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