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Talmas

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Coordinates: 50°01′50″N 2°19′38″E / 50.0306°N 2.3272°E / 50.0306; 2.3272Coordinates: 50°01′50″N 2°19′38″E / 50.0306°N 2.3272°E / 50.0306; 2.3272

Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Villers-Bocage
Intercommunality Le Bocage et l'Hallue
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Patrick Blocklet
Area
 • Land1 19.2 km2 (7.4 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,104
 • Population2 density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80746 / 80260
Elevation 87–154 m (285–505 ft)
(avg. 145 m or 476 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.

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

Geography

Talmas is situated 11 miles (18 km) north of Amiens, on the N25 and D60 crossroads

Population

Historical population of Talmas
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 448554787102712310531104
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest

Known for the « muches », a vast network of natural and man-made galleries in the limestone, where the local population hid and lived during the Spanish occupation in the 16th century.

See also

References

  • INSEE

External links

  • Official website of the commune (French)
  • The Muches (French)
  • Talmas on the Quid website (French)
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