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Somme (Department, France)

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[General Council Somme]by Philippe-Pierre Darras

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Administrative data

Code: 80
Region: Picardie
Traditional province: Picardie
Bordering departments: Aisne, Nord, Oise, Pas-de-Calais, Seine-Maritime

Area: 6,170 km2
Population (1995): 553,100 inhabitants

Préfecture: Amiens
Sous-préfectures: Abbeville, Montdidier, Péronne
Subdivisions: 4 arrondissements, 46 cantons, 783 communes.

The department is named after the river Somme (245 km), tributary of the English Channel.

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