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Title: Méaulte  
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Méaulte is located in France
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Péronne
Canton Albert
Intercommunality Pays du Coquelicot
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Philippe Wallon
Area1 10.75 km2 (4.15 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,352
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80523 / 80300
Elevation 42–112 m (138–367 ft)
(avg. 86 m or 282 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.

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


  • Geography 1
  • Population 2
  • Personalities 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6


The commune is situated on the D329 road, some 20 miles (32 km) northeast of Amiens.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
1016 1048 1022 1074 1259 1254 1352
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates


  • Henry Potez (1891–1981), aeroplane maker, was born in Méaulte. He built a factory here and began making Potez aeroplanes in 1924.
    Today, the factory is part of the pan-European group Airbus

See also



External links

  • Méaulte on the Quid website (French)

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