Chaulnes is a commune in the Somme département in the Picardy region of France.



Population evolution
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2005
1471 1483 1550 1616 1785 1901 1892
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting


Chaulnes is noted for its cultural events, especially the heavy metal music festival "Killer Fest". Each year, more than 500 fans turn up to see and listen to bands like "OBITUARY", a ‘death metal’ band.

Personalities linked to the commune

Places and monuments

  • The statue of grammarian Lhomond, sculpted by Eugène-Louis Lequesne, in 1860, paid for by public subscription..

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