Acheux-en-Vimeu

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Acheux-en-Vimeu
The town hall and school of Acheux-en-Vimeu
The town hall and school of Acheux-en-Vimeu
Coat of arms of Acheux-en-Vimeu
Coat of arms
Location of Acheux-en-Vimeu
Acheux-en-Vimeu is located in France
Acheux-en-Vimeu
Acheux-en-Vimeu
Acheux-en-Vimeu is located in Hauts-de-France
Acheux-en-Vimeu
Acheux-en-Vimeu
Coordinates: 50°03′58″N 1°40′41″E / 50.0661°N 1.6781°E / 50.0661; 1.6781Coordinates: 50°03′58″N 1°40′41″E / 50.0661°N 1.6781°E / 50.0661; 1.6781
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementAbbeville
CantonAbbeville-2
IntercommunalityVimeu
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Bruno Bouvet
Area
1
12.33 km2 (4.76 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
528
 • Density43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80004 /80210
Elevation38–111 m (125–364 ft)
(avg. 92 m or 302 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Acheux-en-Vimeu is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is a farming village 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) southwest of Abbeville, on the D80 departmental road. The commune comprises several small hamlets, one of which is Frireulle, where the church has a modest wall belltower.

History[edit]

The earlier spelling of the name Acheux was either Aceu or Acheu. It comes from the Celtic Achad that meant "cultivated field".

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2005503—    
2006498−1.0%
2007502+0.8%
2008511+1.8%
2009519+1.6%
2010528+1.7%
2011524−0.8%
2012523−0.2%
2013525+0.4%
2014526+0.2%
2015528+0.4%
2016528+0.0%

See also[edit]

Communes of the Somme department

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Acheux-en-Vimeu at Wikimedia Commons