Mesnil-en-Arrouaise

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Mesnil-en-Arrouaise
Mesnil-en-Arrouaise is located in France
Mesnil-en-Arrouaise
Mesnil-en-Arrouaise
Coordinates: 50°02′42″N 2°56′44″E / 50.045°N 2.9456°E / 50.045; 2.9456Coordinates: 50°02′42″N 2°56′44″E / 50.045°N 2.9456°E / 50.045; 2.9456
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Péronne
Canton Combles
Intercommunality Canton of Combles
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Denise Guise
Area
 • Land1 6.5 km2 (2.5 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 146
 • Population2 density 22/km2 (58/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80538 / 80360
Elevation 99–152 m (325–499 ft)
(avg. 128 m or 420 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.

Mesnil-en-Arrouaise is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated on the D172 road, some 19 miles (31 km) southwest of Cambrai, in the ancient region of the Arrouaise, which, to the Romans, was a forest-frontier.[1][2]

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
157 172 147 127 118 124 146
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thesis of Jean Jacques Dubois : 1989, Espaces et milieux forestiers dans le Nord de la France. Etude de biogéographie historique. Thèse d’Etat, Université Paris -I Panthéon-Sorbonne, 2 vol., 1023 pages
  2. ^ R..Dion, Les frontières de la France (1947)

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