Picardy

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Picardy
Picardie
Region o Fraunce
Kintra Banner o Fraunce Fraunce
Prefectur Amiens
Depairtments
Government
 • Preses Claude Gewerc (PS)
Area
 • Total 19,399 km2 (7,490 sq mi)
Population (2007-01-01)
 • Total 1,890,000
 • Density 97/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
NUTS Region FR2
Website cr-picardie.fr

Picardy (French: Picardie, French pronunciation: [pikaʁdi]) is ane o the 27 regions o Fraunce. It is locatit in the northren pairt o Fraunce.

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

The preses of the regional cooncil is Claude Gewerc, a Socialist in office syne 2004. That year he defeatit langtime UDF incumbent Gilles de Robien.

Syne 2008, the mayor o the ceety o Amiens, the regional caipital, haes been Socialist Gilles Demailly. He defeatit langtime mayor Gilles de Robien o the New Centre pairty.

Major communities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ourscamp Abbey (Oise)

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coordinates: 49°30′N 2°50′E / 49.500°N 2.833°E / 49.500; 2.833