Noyelles-sur-Mer

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Noyelles-sur-Mer
Noyelles-sur-Mer is located in France
Noyelles-sur-Mer
Noyelles-sur-Mer
Coordinates: 50°11′04″N 1°42′35″E / 50.1844°N 1.7097°E / 50.1844; 1.7097Coordinates: 50°11′04″N 1°42′35″E / 50.1844°N 1.7097°E / 50.1844; 1.7097
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Nouvion
Intercommunality Canton of Nouvion-en-Ponthieu
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Michel Letocart
Area1 20.01 km2 (7.73 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 860
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80600 / 80860
Elevation 0–42 m (0–138 ft)
(avg. 7 m or 23 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.

Noyelles-sur-Mer is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

Geography[edit]

Noyelles-sur-Mer is situated on the coast, facing the English Channel, on the D11 and D40 junction, some 13 kilometres (8 mi) northwest of Abbeville.

Railways[edit]

Noyelles has a station on the Boulogne - Amiens line. There is also a heritage railway at Noyelles, the Chemin de Fer de la Baie de Somme, which formed part of the Réseau des Bains de Mer system. A dual gauge line goes to Saint-Valery-sur-Somme, and a metre gauge line continues on to Cayeux. Another metre gauge line goes to Le Crotoy. A further metre gauge line, now closed, went to Forest-l'Abbaye, where it connected with the line between Abbeville and Dompierre-sur-Authie.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
894 939 908 813 802 742 860
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

One of the gravestones at Noyelles-sur-Mer
The entrance to the Chinese cemetery at Noyelles-sur-Mer

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