The town hall in Carnoy
|Intercommunality||Pays du Coquelicot|
|• Mayor (2001–2008)||Georges Haudiquet|
|Area1||3 km2 (1 sq mi)|
|• Density||25/km2 (65/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||80175 /80300|
79–126 m (259–413 ft) |
(avg. 86 m or 282 ft)
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.
Carnoy is situated on the D254 road, some 43 km (27 mi) northeast of Amiens.
|From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.|
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.