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Subject: Communes of the Somme department, Noye, Arrondissement of Montdidier, Battle of Hallue
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Coordinates: 49°45′25″N 2°21′51″E / 49.7569°N 2.3642°E / 49.7569; 2.3642Coordinates: 49°45′25″N 2°21′51″E / 49.7569°N 2.3642°E / 49.7569; 2.3642

Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Montdidier
Canton Ailly-sur-Noye
Intercommunality Val de Noye
 • Mayor (1995–2008) Freddy Verecque
 • Land1 25.35 km2 (9.79 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 2,680
 • Population2 density 110/km2 (270/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80010 / 80250
Elevation 43–143 m (141–469 ft)
(avg. 57 m or 187 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.

Ailly-sur-Noye is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.


The commune lies about 12 miles (19 km) south of Amiens and about 8 miles (13 km) from the border with the Oise départment, situated at the junction of the departmental roads D7 and the D26, in the valley of the river Noye.


Historical population of Ailly-sur-Noye
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 1931200821342596264726432680
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places and monuments

Cultural and sports activities

  • Annual Son et Lumière Le Souffle de la terre narrates the story of the people of Picardy from Gaulish times up to the Second World War. More than 450,000 have been to see the spectacle.
  • Water sports on the lake area.
  • Motocross club on two different courses.
  • 45 separate clubs and societies participate in the life of the community.

See also



External links

(All French language)

  • Ailly-sur-Noye on the website of Quid
  • Position of Ailly-sur-Noye on a map of France
  • Plan d'Ailly-sur-Noye sur Mapquest
  • The website of the son et lumière ‘Le souffle de la terre’
  • Office de Tourisme du Val de Noye
  • Ailly sur Noye official site
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