Pont-Noyelles

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Pont-Noyelles
Pont-Noyelles is located in France
Pont-Noyelles
Pont-Noyelles
Coordinates: 49°56′27″N 2°26′31″E / 49.9408°N 2.4419°E / 49.9408; 2.4419Coordinates: 49°56′27″N 2°26′31″E / 49.9408°N 2.4419°E / 49.9408; 2.4419
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Villers-Bocage
Intercommunality Le Bocage et l'Hallue
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jacky Durier
Area1 8.62 km2 (3.33 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 736
 • Density 85/km2 (220/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80634 / 80115
Elevation 32–123 m (105–404 ft)
(avg. 60 m or 200 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.

Pont-Noyelles is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated at the junction of the D929, D30 and D115 roads, some 8 miles (13 km) northeast of Amiens, in the valley of the small river Hallue.

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Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
303 326 538 715 800 789 736
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

History[edit]

Pont-Noyelles was the scene of one of the battles of the Franco-Prussian War. On the 23 and 24 December 1870, French troops, led by Colonel Louis Faidherbe routed German forces led by Edwin Freiherr von Manteuffel at the Battle of Hallue. A memorial at the site of the General’s headquarters commemorates the battle.

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