Y, Somme

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Sign marking the exit of the village of Y in the Somme department of Picardy
Sign marking the exit of the village of Y in the Somme department of Picardy
Coat of arms of Y
Coat of arms
Location of Y
Y is located in France
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Y is located in Hauts-de-France
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Coordinates: 49°48′14″N 2°59′34″E / 49.8039°N 2.9928°E / 49.8039; 2.9928Coordinates: 49°48′14″N 2°59′34″E / 49.8039°N 2.9928°E / 49.8039; 2.9928
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementPéronne
CantonHam
IntercommunalityEst de la Somme
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Vincent Joly
Area
1
2.73 km2 (1.05 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
96
 • Density35/km2 (91/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ypsilonien(ne)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80829 /80190
Elevation56–82 m (184–269 ft)
(avg. 72 m or 236 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
Y's church.

Y (pronounced [i]) is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Y bears the shortest place name in France, and one of the shortest in the world.[2] The inhabitants call themselves Ypsilonien(ne)s, from the Greek letter Upsilon which looks like the letter Y.

Geography[edit]

Y is situated 32 miles (50 km) east of Amiens, at the junction of the D15 and D615 roads, in the far eastern side of the department.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
200681—    
200780−1.2%
200881+1.2%
200981+0.0%
201085+4.9%
201189+4.7%
201293+4.5%
201394+1.1%
201494+0.0%
201593−1.1%
201693+0.0%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Ash, Russell (10 November 2011). Boring, Botty and Spong. RHCP. p. 70. ISBN 978-1-4090-9739-6.

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