Fonsomme

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Fonsomme
Commune
Source of the Somme
Source of the Somme
Fonsomme is located in France
Fonsomme
Fonsomme
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Fonsomme is located in Hauts-de-France
Fonsomme
Fonsomme
Coordinates: 49°54′11″N 3°24′01″E / 49.9031°N 3.4003°E / 49.9031; 3.4003Coordinates: 49°54′11″N 3°24′01″E / 49.9031°N 3.4003°E / 49.9031; 3.4003
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentAisne
ArrondissementSaint-Quentin
CantonSaint-Quentin-2
IntercommunalitySaint-Quentin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Ducornet
Area19.6 km2 (3.7 sq mi)
Population (2008)2516
 • Density54/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code02319 /02110
Elevation82–131 m (269–430 ft)
(avg. 85 m or 279 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.

Fonsomme (before 2011: Fonsommes)[1] is a commune in the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Geography[edit]

The source of the river Somme lies in the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962564—    
1968564+0.0%
1975538−4.6%
1982494−8.2%
1990545+10.3%
1999554+1.7%
2008516−6.9%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Décret n° 2011-311 22 March 2011 (in French)