Wiry-au-Mont

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Wiry-au-Mont
Wiry-au-Mont éolienne 1.jpg
Wiry-au-Mont is located in France
Wiry-au-Mont
Wiry-au-Mont
Coordinates: 49°57′49″N 1°50′26″E / 49.9636°N 1.8406°E / 49.9636; 1.8406Coordinates: 49°57′49″N 1°50′26″E / 49.9636°N 1.8406°E / 49.9636; 1.8406
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Hallencourt
Intercommunality Région d'Hallencourt
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Marcel Regnier
Area1 4.81 km2 (1.86 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 114
 • Density 24/km2 (61/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80825 / 80270
Elevation 45–119 m (148–390 ft)
(avg. 109 m or 358 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.

Wiry-au-Mont is a commune in the Somme department in Picardy in northern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated 10 miles(16 km) south of Abbeville, on the D936 road

Population[edit]

Historical population of Wiry-au-Mont
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 116 116 118 111 92 96 114
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The war memorial[1]
  • The old railway line [2]

The railway was opened on 9 May 1872 and was used principally from freight, although some passengers were carried.
It was finally closed on 10 November 1993. It served the following communes:
Longpré-les-Corps-Saints / Bettencourt-Rivière / Airaines / Allery / Wiry-au-Mont / Forceville / Oisemont / Cerisy-Buleux / Martainneville / Saint-Maxent / Vismes-au-Val / Maisnières / Longroy and Gamaches

Ligne Longpré-les-Corps-Saints Longroy-Gamaches.png

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Source:Mémorial morts pour la France (80): nombres de morts [1](French)
  2. ^ Source:Fcvnet [2](French)

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