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Subject: Communes of the Somme department, List of First World War Victoria Cross recipients, Percy Statton, Arrondissement of Péronne
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Coordinates: 49°53′16″N 2°42′29″E / 49.8878°N 2.7081°E / 49.8878; 2.7081Coordinates: 49°53′16″N 2°42′29″E / 49.8878°N 2.7081°E / 49.8878; 2.7081

Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Peronne
Canton Chaulnes
Intercommunality Haute Picardie
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jacques Quillet
 • Land1 9.86 km2 (3.81 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 601
 • Population2 density 61/km2 (160/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80644 / 80340
Elevation 32–93 m (105–305 ft)
(avg. 85 m or 279 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.

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


Proyart is situated on the D329 road, some 20 miles (32 km) east of Amiens.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
501 527 513 509 514 522 601
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • War memorial
  • The château

See also



External links

  • Proyart on the Quid website (French)
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