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Rosières-en-Santerre

Rosières-en-Santerre

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Rosières-en-Santerre
Rosières-en-Santerre

Coordinates: 49°48′54″N 2°42′11″E / 49.815°N 2.7031°E / 49.815; 2.7031Coordinates: 49°48′54″N 2°42′11″E / 49.815°N 2.7031°E / 49.815; 2.7031

Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Montdidier
Canton Rosières-en-Santerre
Intercommunality Santerre
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) José Sueur
Area
 • Land1 12.98 km2 (5.01 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 2,928
 • Population2 density 230/km2 (580/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80680 / 80170
Elevation 70–106 m (230–348 ft)
(avg. 91 m or 299 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.

Rosières-en-Santerre is a commune in the Somme department in Picardy in northern France.

Geography

The commune is situated some 20 miles (32 km) southeast of Amiens, at the junction of the D28 and D329 roads next to the Mcdonalds

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
2381 2605 2815 2985 3107 2956 2928
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The mairie
  • The church

Twin towns

Germany Drochtersen, Germany since 1972

See also

References

  • INSEE

External links

  • Rosières-en-Santerre – Official website (French)
  • Rosières-en-Santerre on the Quid website (French)
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