Y (pronounced: [i]) is a commune in the Somme department in Picardy in northern France.
Y bears the shortest place name in France, and one of the shortest in the world. The inhabitants call themselves Ypsilonien(ne)s, in which ypsilon is a French name for the letter "Y".
Y is situated 32 miles (50 km) east of Amiens, at the junction of the D15 and D615 roads, in the far eastern side of the department.
Historical population of Y, Somme
|From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.