Nampont

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Nampont
The town hall and school in Nampont
The town hall and school in Nampont
Location of Nampont
Nampont is located in France
Nampont
Nampont
Nampont is located in Hauts-de-France
Nampont
Nampont
Coordinates: 50°20′58″N 1°44′47″E / 50.3494°N 1.7464°E / 50.3494; 1.7464Coordinates: 50°20′58″N 1°44′47″E / 50.3494°N 1.7464°E / 50.3494; 1.7464
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementAbbeville
CantonRue
IntercommunalityCC Ponthieu-Marquenterre
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Claude Hertault
Area
1
19.39 km2 (7.49 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
255
 • Density13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80580 /80120
Elevation2–67 m (6.6–219.8 ft)
(avg. 10 m or 33 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Nampont (or Nampont-Saint-Martin) is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Geography[edit]

Nampont is situated on the banks of the Authie river, at the junction of the N1 and D12 roads and on the border of the departments of the Somme and the Pas-de-Calais.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
335 342 305 263 242 228 270
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

History[edit]

Places and monuments[edit]

The ‘Maison Forte’, built in the 15th century as a border-post on the Authie. After the Spanish invasion, it was transformed into a customs post for the imposition of the ‘Gabelle’ (taxes levied on salt and other commodities, between Spanish Artois and French Picardy Nowadays, the Maison Forte is the clubhouse of Nampont-Saint-Martin golf club. Public access is limited to exterior views from the road or the courtyard.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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