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The church in Pont-Remy
|• Mayor (2001–2008)||Annie Roucoux|
|Area1||9.93 km2 (3.83 sq mi)|
|• Density||160/km2 (410/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||80635 /80580|
6–109 m (20–358 ft) |
(avg. 9 m or 30 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.
|Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates|
Places of interest
- The railway station
- Church of Saint-Pierre
- The Château de Pont Remy Somme, also known as the Château Clochard (meaning the 'homeless man' or 'tramp' a reference to its abandoned state) or Château Pianiste (for the number of pianos left at the site).
The Château or Castle originally has been the site of numerous historical visitors including Cardinal Richelieu since its rebuilding after being destroyed during the hundred years war.
An association was set up in 2007 to persuade the owners to save this historic monument. On August 13, 2012 the Château was severely damaged by fire, halting a planned community renovation and restoration program.
- The British cemetery
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- The British and Commonwealth Cemetery, just north of the village (in English)
- Pont-Remy on the Quid website (in French)
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