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Where is Picardy, France?

Location of metropolitan region of Picardy on a map

Picardy is a metropolitan region found in the nation of France. Home to 1,962,150 people, it is the 12th largest division in France in terms of population.

Picardy gained its current status as a metropolitan region in the year 1982. The government of Picardy is lead by Claude Gewercand is based in the metropolitan region capital of Amiens (Population: 143,086).

The most populous cities in Picardy are: Amiens (Population: 143,086), Saint-Quentin (Population: 55,407), Beauvais (Population: 53,393).

Picardy Metropolitan region - Quick Facts

Country France
Region Type Metropolitan region
ISO Code FR_S
Time Zone CEST
Year of Establishment 1982
Capital Amiens (Population: 143,086)
Head of Government Claude Gewerc
Total Population 1,962,150
Total Area 19,399 sq km (7,490 sq miles)
Population Density 101.1 sq km (262.0 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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