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The town hall of Harly
The town hall of Harly
Harly is located in France
Coordinates: 49°50′35″N 3°19′19″E / 49.8431°N 3.3219°E / 49.8431; 3.3219Coordinates: 49°50′35″N 3°19′19″E / 49.8431°N 3.3219°E / 49.8431; 3.3219
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Aisne
Arrondissement Saint-Quentin
Canton Saint-Quentin-3
Intercommunality Saint-Quentin
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Destombes
Area1 3.76 km2 (1.45 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,756
 • Density 470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 02371 /02100
Elevation 72–112 m (236–367 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 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.

Harly is a commune in the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.


The commune is located in the valley of the Homblières, it is bathed by the Somme and its marshes and Streaming of Harly.


  • Latin name: Harcliacum
  • Carved flints were found in the town.
  • Village of former Vermandois, the stewardship of Amiens, baillages and election of Saint-Quentin, Diocese of Noyon.

By the end of the tenth century, 943, mention is made of super Harli Harly Somenam fluvium in the relationship miracles relics of Saint Quentin.

In the 17th century, Harly, possession of the Chapter of St. Quentin at the outset, is Seigneurerie de l'Abbaye de Vermand.

The municipality had a bunker that belonged to the Hindenburg Line (WWI).


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 783 —    
1968 1,445 +84.5%
1975 1,425 −1.4%
1982 1,976 +38.7%
1990 1,892 −4.3%
1999 1,803 −4.7%
2008 1,756 −2.6%


List of successive mayors :

  • René Lamy - Party : PS
  • René Horb - Party : PS
  • Bernard Destombes


Lords of the town (Source Genealogy Aisne)

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