La Chaussée-Tirancourt

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La Chaussée-Tirancourt
La Chaussée-Tirancourt is located in France
La Chaussée-Tirancourt
La Chaussée-Tirancourt
Coordinates: 49°57′15″N 2°08′58″E / 49.9542°N 2.1494°E / 49.9542; 2.1494Coordinates: 49°57′15″N 2°08′58″E / 49.9542°N 2.1494°E / 49.9542; 2.1494
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Picquigny
Intercommunality L'Ouest d'Amiens
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Philippe Francois
Area
 • Land1 12.52 km2 (4.83 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 670
 • Population2 density 54/km2 (140/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80187 / 80310
Elevation 12–97 m (39–318 ft)
(avg. 17 m or 56 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.

La Chaussée-Tirancourt is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated on the N235 road, on the banks of the river Somme some 8 miles (13 km) northwest of Amiens.

Population[edit]

Historical population of La Chaussée-Tirancourt
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 397 480 581 645 673 687 670
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Points of interest[edit]

  • Samara historical park, recreating ancient civilization and habitation based on local archaeology, from paleolithic to Gallo-Roman times, including reconstructions of homes and other buildings set within the area's marshes. Includes the Arboretum de Samara.

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