Carnoy

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Carnoy
The town hall in Carnoy
The town hall in Carnoy
Location of Carnoy
Carnoy is located in France
Carnoy
Carnoy
Carnoy is located in Hauts-de-France
Carnoy
Carnoy
Coordinates: 49°59′07″N 2°45′18″E / 49.9853°N 2.755°E / 49.9853; 2.755Coordinates: 49°59′07″N 2°45′18″E / 49.9853°N 2.755°E / 49.9853; 2.755
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementPéronne
CantonAlbert
IntercommunalityPays du Coquelicot
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Georges Haudiquet
Area
1
3 km2 (1 sq mi)
Population
(2006)2
75
 • Density25/km2 (65/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80175 /80300
Elevation79–126 m (259–413 ft)
(avg. 86 m or 282 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Carnoy is situated on the D254 road, some 43 km (27 mi) northeast of Amiens.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Carnoy
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population72827483988575
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

History[edit]

In the First World War, the area was the site of heavy fighting, particularly during the Battle of the Somme. It was also one of the sites where large British mines were exploded on the first day that battle.

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