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Picardy

Picardie
Picardie in France.svg
Kintra Fraunce
PrefecturAmiens
Departments
Govrenment
 • PresesClaude Gewerc (PS)
Area
 • Total19399 km2 (7,490 sq mi)
Population
 (2007-01-01)
 • Total1,890,000
 • Density97/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
NUTS RegionFR2
Websitecr-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