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Subject: Communes of the Somme department, Arrondissement of Amiens
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Coordinates: 49°47′58″N 1°51′09″E / 49.7994°N 1.8525°E / 49.7994; 1.8525Coordinates: 49°47′58″N 1°51′09″E / 49.7994°N 1.8525°E / 49.7994; 1.8525

Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Poix-de-Picardie
Intercommunality Sud-Ouest Amiénois
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Laszlo Muzsnay
 • Land1 4.47 km2 (1.73 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 69
 • Population2 density 15/km2 (40/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80604 / 80290
Elevation 177–206 m (581–676 ft)
(avg. 202 m or 663 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.

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


Offignies is situated on the D92 road, some 22 miles (35 km) southwest of Amiens.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
92 97 95 75 81 70 69
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates


In 1972. Offignies absorbed the neighbouring commune of Orival. The church at Orival was destroyed during the Second World War, in 1940 and rebuilt in 1954 At Orival, traces of an 18th-century château and outbuildings may be seen. There are also outlines of Gallo-Roman farms and an old windmill.

See also



External links

  • Offignies on the Quid website (French)
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