|Arrondissement||Arrondissement of Amiens|
|Canton||Canton of Corbie|
|Intercommunality||Val de Somme|
|• Mayor (2001–2008)||Alain Geraut|
|Area1||5.18 km2 (2.00 sq mi)|
|• Density||65/km2 (170/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||80784 / 80800|
|Elevation||27–111 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.2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.
Vaux-sur-Somme is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France. It is best known as the death place of flying ace Manfred von Richthofen, better known as the Red Baron during World War I, in mysterious circumstances. Richthofen landed here in 1918 after being shot by Captain Roy Brown, Cedric Popkin, Buie, Evans or an unknown soldier.
|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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