Machiel

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Machiel
Machiel is located in France
Machiel
Machiel
Coordinates: 50°16′01″N 1°49′59″E / 50.267°N 1.833°E / 50.267; 1.833Coordinates: 50°16′01″N 1°49′59″E / 50.267°N 1.833°E / 50.267; 1.833
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Rue
Intercommunality Authie-Maye
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2020) Francis Dailly
Area1 6.61 km2 (2.55 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 168
 • Density 25/km2 (66/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80496 / 80150
Elevation 17–76 m (56–249 ft)
(avg. 24 m or 79 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Machiel is situated on the D938 road, some 10 miles (16 km) north of Abbeville, in the forest of Crécy.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Machiel
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 157 175 173 169 177 171 168
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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Monument aux morts[edit]

The Machiel monument aux morts features a sculpture by Albert-Dominique Roze. A montage of photographs of this monument aux morts is shown below.

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