Sailly-le-Sec

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Sailly-le-Sec
Sailly-le-Sec is located in France
Sailly-le-Sec
Sailly-le-Sec
Coordinates: 49°55′16″N 2°35′01″E / 49.9211°N 2.5836°E / 49.9211; 2.5836Coordinates: 49°55′16″N 2°35′01″E / 49.9211°N 2.5836°E / 49.9211; 2.5836
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Somme
Arrondissement Péronne
Canton Corbie
Intercommunality Val de Somme
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Thierry Manten
Area1 6.74 km2 (2.60 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 353
 • Density 52/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 80694 /80800
Elevation 27–112 m (89–367 ft)
(avg. 60 m or 200 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.

Sailly-le-Sec is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated some 13 miles (21 km) east of Amiens, by the banks of the Somme River, on the D233 road.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Sailly-le-Sec
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 177 223 214 198 268 266 353
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

History[edit]

21 April 1918 - Manfred Von Richthofen, The Red Baron, was finally shot down here.

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