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Subject: Communes of the Somme department, Arrondissement of Péronne
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Coordinates: 49°59′26″N 2°57′53″E / 49.9906°N 2.9647°E / 49.9906; 2.9647Coordinates: 49°59′26″N 2°57′53″E / 49.9906°N 2.9647°E / 49.9906; 2.9647

Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Péronne
Canton Péronne
Intercommunality Haute Somme
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Raymond Leriche
 • Land1 20.62 km2 (7.96 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,394
 • Population2 density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80552 / 80200
Elevation 62–152 m (203–499 ft)
(avg. 70 m or 230 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.

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


Moislains is situated on the D184 and D43 crossroads, some 20 miles (32 km) northwest of Saint Quentin.


Population history
1851 1954 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
1764 1398 1463 1579 1464 1434 1376 1366 1394
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates


Ferdinand Carré, engineer, was born at Moislains in 1824.

See also



External links

  • Moislains on the Quid website (French)
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