Amiens, Somme Département, Hauts-de-France, France

🇫🇷 Amiens is a city and commune in northern France, 120 km north of Paris and 100 km south-west of Lille. It is the prefecture of the Somme department in Hauts-de-France. The city has one of the biggest university hospitals in France with a capacity of 1,200 beds. Amiens Cathedral is the largest church in France in terms of volume, estimated to be 200,000 cubic metres. It has been a World Heritage Site since 1981. The author Jules Verne lived in Amiens from 1871 until his death in 1905, and served on the city council for 15 years.

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Amiens has a population of over 162,141 people. Amiens also forms the centre of the wider Amiens metropolitan area which has a population of over 293,671 people.

Twin Towns – Sister Cities Amiens is twinned with: 🇩🇪 Dortmund, Germany; 🇩🇪 Görlitz, Germany; 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Darlington, England, UK; 🇺🇸 Tulsa, United States; Amiens also has friendly relations with: 🇨🇳 Mianyang, China; 🇦🇺 Amiens, Australia.

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