Morchain

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Morchain
Morchain is located in France
Morchain
Morchain
Coordinates: 49°48′10″N 2°54′51″E / 49.8028°N 2.9142°E / 49.8028; 2.9142Coordinates: 49°48′10″N 2°54′51″E / 49.8028°N 2.9142°E / 49.8028; 2.9142
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Péronne
Canton Nesle
Intercommunality Nesle
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Marc Wissocq
Area
 • Land1 5.84 km2 (2.25 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 289
 • Population2 density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80568 / 80190
Elevation 61–83 m (200–272 ft)
(avg. 80 m or 260 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Morchain is situated on the D139 and D142 roads, some 30 miles (48 km) east of Amiens.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
251 265 239 250 270 248 289
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

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