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Carnoy

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Country  France
Department  Somme
Intercommunality  Pays du Coquelicot
Area  3 km²
Arrondissement  Péronne
Region  Hauts-de-France
Canton  Combles
Population (2006)  75
Local time  Saturday 6:44 PM
Carnoy
Weather  8°C, Wind SW at 10 km/h, 86% Humidity

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

Contents

Map of Carnoy, France

Geography

Carnoy is situated on the D254 road, some 43 km (27 mi) northeast of Amiens.

History

In the First World War, the area was the site of heavy fighting, particularly during the Battle of the Somme. It was also one of the sites where large British mines were exploded on the first day that battle.

References

Carnoy Wikipedia


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