Canton of Rue

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Coordinates: 50°16′23″N 1°40′7″E / 50.27306°N 1.66861°E / 50.27306; 1.66861

Canton of Rue
French canton
Country France
Region Blason région fr Picardie.svg Picardie
Department Blason département fr Somme.svg Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Seat Rue
Communes 17
Government
 • Representative Jean-Louis Wadoux
2004-
Area¹
 • Total 260.79 km2 (100.69 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 11,480
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Cantonal code 80 39
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The Canton of Rue is a canton situated in the department of the Somme and in the Picardie region of northern France.

Geography[edit]

The canton is organised around the commune of Rue in the arrondissement of Abbeville. The altitude varies from 1m at Fort-Mahon-Plage to 77m at Argoules for an average of 15m.

Composition[edit]

The canton of Rue comprises 17 communes and a total of 11,480 inhabitants (census of 1999, without double counting).

Demographic Composition
Commune Population Post Code INSEE Code
Argoules 335 80120 80025
Arry 164 80120 80030
Bernay-en-Ponthieu 202 80120 80087
Le Crotoy 2439 80550 80228
Favières 405 80120 80303
Fort-Mahon-Plage 1140 80120 80333
Machiel 171 80150 80496
Machy 109 80150 80497
Nampont 228 80120 80580
Quend 1 205 80120 80649
Regnière-Écluse 122 80120 80665
Rue 3075 80120 80688
Saint-Quentin-en-Tourmont 334 80120 80713
Vercourt 85 80120 80787
Villers-sur-Authie 362 80120 80806
Vironchaux 383 80150 80808
Vron 721 80120 80815

Population[edit]

1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
11381 11816 11836 11538 11315 11480
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting


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