Albert, Somme

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Albert
Basilica of Notre-Dame de Brebières
Basilica of Notre-Dame de Brebières
Albert is located in France
Albert
Albert
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Albert is located in Hauts-de-France
Albert
Albert
Coordinates: 50°00′10″N 2°39′10″E / 50.0028°N 02.6528°E / 50.0028; 02.6528Coordinates: 50°00′10″N 2°39′10″E / 50.0028°N 02.6528°E / 50.0028; 02.6528
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementPéronne
CantonAlbert
Area
1
13.8 km2 (5.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)2
10,415
 • Density750/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80016 /80300
Elevation42–121 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. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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

It is about halfway between Amiens and Bapaume.