Heilly

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Heilly
The church in Heilly
The church in Heilly
Coat of arms of Heilly
Location of Heilly
Heilly is located in France
Heilly
Heilly
Heilly is located in Hauts-de-France
Heilly
Heilly
Coordinates: 49°57′15″N 2°32′16″E / 49.9542°N 2.5378°E / 49.9542; 2.5378Coordinates: 49°57′15″N 2°32′16″E / 49.9542°N 2.5378°E / 49.9542; 2.5378
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementAmiens
CantonCorbie
IntercommunalityVal de Somme
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Hubert Fleury[1]
Area
1
9.37 km2 (3.62 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
435
 • Density46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80426 /80800
Elevation31–107 m (102–351 ft)
(avg. 38 m or 125 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Heilly (French pronunciation: ​[ɛji]; Picard: Heillin) is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Geography[edit]

Heilly is situated on the D52 road, some 12 miles (19 km) northeast of Amiens.

History[edit]

During the First World War, being on the railway line Amiens-Albert meant receiving many of the dead bodies from the Battle of the Somme. Over 3000 graves are in the military cemetery.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1841 794—    
1901 472−0.86%
1962 367−0.41%
1968 346−0.98%
1975 343−0.12%
1982 353+0.41%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1990 391+1.29%
1999 399+0.23%
2007 407+0.25%
2012 390−0.85%
2017 424+1.69%
Source: EHESS[3] and INSEE (1968-2017)[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Heilly, EHESS. (in French)
  4. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE