Lihons

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Lihons
The town hall and school in Lihons
The town hall and school in Lihons
Coat of arms of Lihons
Coat of arms
Location of Lihons
Lihons is located in France
Lihons
Lihons
Lihons is located in Hauts-de-France
Lihons
Lihons
Coordinates: 49°49′30″N 2°46′01″E / 49.825°N 2.7669°E / 49.825; 2.7669Coordinates: 49°49′30″N 2°46′01″E / 49.825°N 2.7669°E / 49.825; 2.7669
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementPéronne
CantonHam
IntercommunalityCC Terre de Picardie
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Robert Billore
Area
1
12.42 km2 (4.80 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
442
 • Density36/km2 (92/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80481 /80320
Elevation84–112 m (276–367 ft)
(avg. 94 m or 308 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

Lihons is situated 20 miles (32 km) east of Amiens, on the D337 road

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
333 384 366 321 366 377 393
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

The tomb of Prince Murat.

Louis Marie Michel Joachim Napoléon Prince Murat was a descendant of Napoleon’s nephew, the first recipient of the title, He volunteered during World War I and joined the 5th infantry regiment of cuirassiers. He died on 21 August 1916, aged 30 years.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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