|Intercommunality||Pays du Coquelicot|
|• Mayor (2001–2008)||Emile Rousselle|
|Area1||7.25 km2 (2.80 sq mi)|
|• Density||24/km2 (62/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||80505 / 80300|
|Elevation||68–135 m (223–443 ft)
(avg. 73 m or 240 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.
Mametz is situated on the D64 road, some 20 miles (32 km) northeast of Amiens.
In the First World War, the area was the site of heavy fighting, particularly during the Battle of the Somme. It was also one of the sites where large British mines were exploded on the first day that battle.
|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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