Ailly-sur-Somme is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.
The town is 5 miles to the west of Amiens, in the valley of the Somme river. Served by the N235 national road and a railway station.
- Around 1850 : Implementation along the Somme, of jute processing factories.
- 11 juillet 1906 : Renown Paris-Basle passenger train accident
Historical population of Ailly-sur-Somme
|From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.
- James Carmichaël, Scottish industrialist, who installed rope-making equipment.
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