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Albert

Basilique Notre-Dame de Brebières, Albert, Somme-3492.jpg
Basilica of Notre-Dame de Brebières
Administration
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Somme
Arrondissement Péronne
Canton Albert
Statistics
Elevation 42–121 m (138–397 ft)
(avg. 67 m or 220 ft*)
Land area1 13.8 km2 (5.3 sq mi)
Population2 10,415  (2006)
 - Density 755/km2 (1,960/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80016/ 80300
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Coordinates: 50°00′10″N 2°39′10″E / 50.0028°N 02.6528°E / 50.0028; 02.6528

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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