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Chapel in the underground city of Naours

Coordinates: 50°02′10″N 2°16′39″E / 50.0361°N 2.2775°E / 50.0361; 2.2775Coordinates: 50°02′10″N 2°16′39″E / 50.0361°N 2.2775°E / 50.0361; 2.2775

Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Domart-en-Ponthieu
Intercommunality Le Bocage et l'Hallue
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Geneviève Cazin
 • Land1 16.55 km2 (6.39 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,154
 • Population2 density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80584 / 80260
Elevation 61–154 m (200–505 ft)
(avg. 30 m or 98 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.

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


Naours is situated on the D117 and D60 crossroads, some 13 miles (21 km) north of Amiens.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
636 683 721 962 1050 1124 1154
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

See also



External links

  • Naours on the Quid website (French)
  • Website about the Caves of Naours
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