Braches

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Braches
Braches is located in France
Braches
Braches
Coordinates: 49°44′01″N 2°30′26″E / 49.7336°N 2.5072°E / 49.7336; 2.5072Coordinates: 49°44′01″N 2°30′26″E / 49.7336°N 2.5072°E / 49.7336; 2.5072
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Montdidier
Canton Moreuil
Intercommunality Avre Luce Moreuil
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) William Douchet
Area1 7.21 km2 (2.78 sq mi)
Population (2010)2 223
 • Density 31/km2 (80/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80132 / 80110
Elevation 37–112 m (121–367 ft)
(avg. 52 m or 171 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Braches is situated on the D256 road, some 15 miles (24 km) southeast of Amiens, on the banks of the Avre river.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Braches
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 116 127 108 155 185 201 229
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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