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Coordinates: 49°54′24″N 2°38′22″E / 49.9067°N 2.6394°E / 49.9067; 2.6394Coordinates: 49°54′24″N 2°38′22″E / 49.9067°N 2.6394°E / 49.9067; 2.6394

Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Péronne
Canton Bray-sur-Somme
Intercommunality Val de Somme
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Bernard Delporte
 • Land1 10.93 km2 (4.22 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 416
 • Population2 density 38/km2 (99/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80184 / 80800
Elevation 32–92 m (105–302 ft)
(avg. 68 m or 223 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.

Cerisy is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.


Cerisy is a small village in the district known as the Santerre, to the east of Amiens and 12 km from Albert.


Historical population of Cerisy
Year 18161962196819751982199019992006
Population 746332358337337342390416
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

The church

Saint Georges’ church dates from the thirteenth century.

See also



External links

  • Cerisy on the Quid website (French)
  • Cerisy – history of the village (French)
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