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Estrées-Deniécourt

Estrées-Deniécourt
Estrées-Deniécourt is located in France
Estrées-Deniécourt
Estrées-Deniécourt
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Péronne
Canton Chaulnes
Intercommunality Haute Picardie
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Pascal Vanysacker
Area1 6.45 km2 (2.49 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 287
 • Density 44/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80288 / 80200
Elevation 69–85 m (226–279 ft)
(avg. 75 m or 246 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.

Estrées-Deniécourt is a commune in the Somme department in Picardy in northern France.

Geography

The commune lies on the national highway N29, at the junction with the A1 autoroute, west of the River Somme and 28 miles (45 km) east of Amiens It has the remains of a Roman road, the Chaussée Brunehaut passing through the village.

History

It was the scene of heavy fighting during the Battle of the Somme. The probable (unmarked) burial site of Raynal Bolling, the first U.S. officer of high rank to fall in combat.

The Estrées-Deniécourt Military Cemetery, is located at the west end of the village and the German Cemetery is located on the way to the commune of Fay.

Miscellaneous

The commune holds an annual

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