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Albert
Basilica of Notre-Dame de Brebières
Basilica of Notre-Dame de Brebières
Coat of arms of Albert
Coat of arms
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Somme
Arrondissement Péronne
Canton Albert
Area
1
13.8 km2 (5.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
10,415
 • Density 754.7/km2 (1,955/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80016 /80300
Elevation 42–121 m (138–397 ft)
(avg. 67 m or 220 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Albert is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

It is about halfway between Amiens and Bapaume.


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