Drucat

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Drucat
Drucat is located in France
Drucat
Drucat
Coordinates: 50°08′37″N 1°52′19″E / 50.1436°N 1.8719°E / 50.1436; 1.8719Coordinates: 50°08′37″N 1°52′19″E / 50.1436°N 1.8719°E / 50.1436; 1.8719
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Abbeville-Nord
Intercommunality L'Abbevillois
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Henri Gauret
Area
 • Land1 10.84 km2 (4.19 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 914
 • Population2 density 84/km2 (220/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80260 / 80132
Elevation 6–81 m (20–266 ft)
(avg. 26 m or 85 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Drucat is situated on the D82e road, some 4 miles (6 km) northeast of Abbeville.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Drucat
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 503 504 733 841 890 861 914
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

History[edit]

There was a station on the Réseau des Bains de Mer, called Plessiel-Drucat, which opened on 19 June 1892 and closed on 10 March 1947.

Places of interest[edit]

  • Saint Martin’s church.
  • The recently restored chapel.
  • Plessiel water-tower

Personalities[edit]

  • The composer Jean-François Lesueur (1760–1837) was born at Plessiel, a hamlet within the commune of Drucat. The village hall is named in his honour.

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