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Somme
Depairtment
Prefectur biggin o the Somme depairtment, in Amiens

Coat of arms
Location of Somme in Fraunce
Coordinates: 49°53′N 02°25′E / 49.883°N 2.417°E / 49.883; 2.417Coordinates: 49°53′N 02°25′E / 49.883°N 2.417°E / 49.883; 2.417
Kintra Fraunce
Region Picardy
Prefectur Amiens
Subprefecturs Abbeville
Montdidier
Péronne
Government
 • Preses o the General Cooncil Daniel Dubois
Area1
 • Total 6,170 km2 (2,380 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 555,551
 • Rank 46t
 • Density 90/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Department nummer 80
Arrondissements 4
Cantons 46
Communes 783
^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, an lochs, ponds, an glaciers lairger nor 1 km2

Somme (French pronunciation: [sɔm]) is a depairtment o Fraunce, locatit in the north o the kintra an named efter the Somme river.