Vaux-sur-Somme

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Vaux-sur-Somme
The town hall in Vaux-sur-Somme
The town hall in Vaux-sur-Somme
Location of Vaux-sur-Somme
Vaux-sur-Somme is located in France
Vaux-sur-Somme
Vaux-sur-Somme
Vaux-sur-Somme is located in Hauts-de-France
Vaux-sur-Somme
Vaux-sur-Somme
Coordinates: 49°55′20″N 2°33′04″E / 49.9222°N 2.5511°E / 49.9222; 2.5511Coordinates: 49°55′20″N 2°33′04″E / 49.9222°N 2.5511°E / 49.9222; 2.5511
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementArrondissement of Amiens
CantonCanton of Corbie
IntercommunalityVal de Somme
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Philippe Gosselin
Area
1
5.18 km2 (2.00 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
315
 • Density61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80784 /80800
Elevation27–111 m (89–364 ft)
(avg. 30 m or 98 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Vaux-sur-Somme is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France. It is notable as the place where famous flying ace Manfred von Richthofen, better known as the Red Baron during World War I, was shot down and killed.

History[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population of Vaux-sur-Somme
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population219229208224320339335
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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References[edit]

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