Rivery

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Rivery
Rivery is located in France
Rivery
Rivery
Coordinates: 49°54′13″N 2°19′40″E / 49.9036°N 2.3278°E / 49.9036; 2.3278Coordinates: 49°54′13″N 2°19′40″E / 49.9036°N 2.3278°E / 49.9036; 2.3278
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Amiens 3
Intercommunality Amiens Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–-) Jacques Nowak
Area1 6.37 km2 (2.46 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 3,213
 • Density 500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80674 / 80136
Elevation 22–76 m (72–249 ft)
(avg. 25 m or 82 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Rivery is situated on the north-eastern outskirts of Amiens, on the other side of the Somme River and on the D1 road. The area is known for its market gardens, or ‘hortillons’, small patches of cultivated land between the drainage channels that prevent the area returning to marsh.

Population[edit]

Population history
1926 1931 1936 1946 1954 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
883 1165 1301 1506 1581 2680 3411 3402 3287 3366 3400 3213
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

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