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Somme
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Coat of Arms de la Somme


Details
Information
Number 80
Region Picardie
Préfecture Amiens
Subprefectures Abbeville
Montdidier
Population
 - Total (1999)
 - Density
Ranked 40th
555,551
90 /km²
Area 6,170 km²;
Arrondissements 4
Cantons 46
Communes 783
President of the
general council
Daniel Dubois
Location
Location of de la Somme in France

Somme is a French département named after the Somme River. Located in the north of France. It is part of the region of France Picardie.

The Somme was the site of many great battles of World War I with a number of monuments to soldiers from various countries.

History

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