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 Upsilonien(ne)s, from the Greek letter Upsilon which looks like 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: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.