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Heilly is located in France
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
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Corbie
Intercommunality Val de Somme
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Bernard Marcille
Area1 9.37 km2 (3.62 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 420
 • Density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 80426 /80800
Elevation 31–107 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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


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


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.


Historical population of Heilly
Year 1851 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 764 325 346 343 353 391 399 420
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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