Andechy

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Andechy
Andechy is located in France
Andechy
Andechy
Coordinates: 49°42′56″N 2°42′36″E / 49.7156°N 2.71°E / 49.7156; 2.71Coordinates: 49°42′56″N 2°42′36″E / 49.7156°N 2.71°E / 49.7156; 2.71
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Montdidier
Canton Montdidier
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du canton de Montdidier
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean Alluard
Area
 • Land1 7.77 km2 (3.00 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 239
 • Population2 density 31/km2 (80/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80023 / 80700
Elevation 58–104 m (190–341 ft)
(avg. 103 m or 338 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.

Andechy is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated 30 miles (48 km) southeast of Amiens at the junction of the D54 and D139, 3 miles (5 km) from the junction of the A1 autoroute du Nord.

History[edit]

The village was completely destroyed during World War I.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Andechy
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 173 186 151 173 211 212 239
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

See also[edit]

Communes of the Somme department

References[edit]

External links[edit]

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