Somme (depairtment)

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Somme
Prefectur biggin o the Somme depairtment, in Amiens
Prefectur biggin o the Somme depairtment, in Amiens
Coat o airms o Somme
Coat o airms
Location of Somme in Fraunce
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
KintraFraunce
RegionPicardy
PrefecturAmiens
SubprefectursAbbeville
Montdidier
Péronne
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General CooncilDaniel Dubois
Area
 • Total6,170 km2 (2,380 sq mi)
Population
 (1999)
 • Tot555,551
 • Rank46t
 • Density90/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Department nummer80
Arrondissements4
Cantons46
Communes783
^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.