L'Étoile, Somme

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Coat of arms of L'Étoile
Coat of arms
L'Étoile is located in France
Coordinates: 50°01′28″N 2°01′58″E / 50.0244°N 2.0328°E / 50.0244; 2.0328Coordinates: 50°01′28″N 2°01′58″E / 50.0244°N 2.0328°E / 50.0244; 2.0328
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Flixecourt
Intercommunality CC Nièvre et Somme
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Alain Castello
Area1 7.9 km2 (3.1 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,261
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 80296 /80830
Elevation 7–113 m (23–371 ft)
(avg. 15 m or 49 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.

L'Étoile is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.


The commune is situated on the D216 road, on the banks of the river Somme, some 10 miles (16 km) northwest of Amiens.


Historical population of L'Étoile, Somme
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 1638 1650 1554 1446 1334 1305 1261
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

The Benedictine abbey : Abbaye de Moreaucourt

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