Ailly-sur-Somme

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Ailly-sur-Somme
The railway station in Ailly
The railway station in Ailly
Coat of arms of Ailly-sur-Somme
Coat of arms
Location of Ailly-sur-Somme
Ailly-sur-Somme is located in France
Ailly-sur-Somme
Ailly-sur-Somme
Ailly-sur-Somme is located in Hauts-de-France
Ailly-sur-Somme
Ailly-sur-Somme
Coordinates: 49°55′38″N 2°11′41″E / 49.9272°N 2.1947°E / 49.9272; 2.1947Coordinates: 49°55′38″N 2°11′41″E / 49.9272°N 2.1947°E / 49.9272; 2.1947
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementAmiens
CantonAilly-sur-Somme
IntercommunalityNièvre et Somme
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Catherine Bénédini
Area
1
15.06 km2 (5.81 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,020
 • Density200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80011 /80470
Elevation12–117 m (39–384 ft)
(avg. 19 m or 62 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Ailly-sur-Somme is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Geography[edit]

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.

History[edit]

  • Around 1850 : Implementation along the Somme, of jute processing factories.
  • 11 juillet 1906 : Renown Paris-Basle passenger train accident

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
20063,183—    
20073,164−0.6%
20083,186+0.7%
20093,188+0.1%
20103,157−1.0%
20113,126−1.0%
20123,095−1.0%
20133,071−0.8%
20143,048−0.7%
20153,021−0.9%
20162,994−0.9%

Personality[edit]

  • James Carmichaël, Scottish industrialist, who installed rope-making equipment.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

External links[edit]

(All French language)