|Intercommunality||CC Terre de Picardie|
|• Mayor (2001–2008)||Pascal Vanysacker|
|6.45 km2 (2.49 sq mi)|
|• Density||52/km2 (130/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||69–85 m (226–279 ft) |
(avg. 75 m or 246 ft)
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
The commune lies on the national highway N29, at the junction with the A1 autoroute, west of the River Somme and 28 miles (45 km) east of Amiens It has the remains of a Roman road, the Chaussée Brunehaut passing through the village.
It is one of many villages in the north of France bearing the name Estrées. The etymology of the name is from strata (cognate of English "street"), the word for the stone-layered Roman roads in the area (some of which turned into modern highways). Hence Estreti, village on the road which developed into Estrées.
The Estrées-Deniécourt Military Cemetery, is located at the west end of the village and the German Cemetery is located on the way to the commune of Fay.
The commune holds an annual brocante (flea-market) each June. It is one of many villages in the north of France bearing the name Estrées.
|From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.|
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