Sites & cities that bear the name of Saint-Quentin


Today in : France
First trace of activity : ca. 8th century C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Sanctum Quintinum, Sanctus Quintinus in Viromandia, Saint Quentin en Vermendois, Linon-sur-Somme, Somme-Libre, Égalité-sur-Somme, Saint-Kintin

Description : Saint-Quentin (French pronunciation: ​[sɛ̃kɑ̃tɛ̃]; Picard: Saint-Kintin) is a commune in the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France in northern France. It has been identified as the Augusta Veromanduorum of antiquity. It is named after Saint Quentin, who is said to have been martyred there in the 3rd century.

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