Canton of Villers-Bocage, Somme

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Villers-Bocage
French canton
Country France
Region Blason région fr Picardie.svg Picardie
Department Blason département fr Somme.svg Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Seat Villers-Bocage
Communes 24
Area¹
 • Total 190.28 km2 (73.47 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 12,386
 • Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Cantonal code 80 41
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The Canton of Villers-Bocage 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 Villers-Bocage in the arrondissement of Amiens. The altitude varies from 20m (Saint-Vaast-en-Chaussée) to 154m (Talmas) for an average of 92m.

Composition[edit]

The canton of Villers-Bocage comprises 24 communes and a total of 12,386 inhabitants (census of 1999, without double counting).

Demographic Composition
Commune Population Post Code INSEE Code
Bavelincourt 85 80260 80056
Beaucourt-sur-l'Hallue 226 80260 80066
Béhencourt 353 80260 80077
Bertangles 654 80260 80092
Cardonnette 417 80260 80173
Coisy 246 80260 80202
Contay 353 80560 80207
Flesselles 2 143 80260 80316
Fréchencourt 227 80260 80351
Mirvaux 144 80260 80550
Molliens-au-Bois 326 80260 80553
Montigny-sur-l'Hallue 197 80260 80562
Montonvillers 71 80260 80565
Pierregot 243 80260 80624
Pont-Noyelles 789 80115 80634
Querrieu 687 80115 80650
Rainneville 761 80260 80661
Rubempré 675 80260 80686
Saint-Gratien 371 80260 80704
Saint-Vaast-en-Chaussée 563 80310 80722
Talmas 1 053 80260 80746
Vadencourt 104 80560 80773
Vaux-en-Amiénois 389 80260 80782
Villers-Bocage 1 309 80260 80798

Population[edit]

Population Growth
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
6139 6742 7889 9942 11973 12386
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting

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Coordinates: 49°58′54″N 2°22′33″E / 49.98167°N 2.37583°E / 49.98167; 2.37583