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Andechy is located in France
Coordinates: 49°42′56″N 2°42′36″E / 49.7156°N 2.71°E / 49.7156; 2.71Coordinates: 49°42′56″N 2°42′36″E / 49.7156°N 2.71°E / 49.7156; 2.71
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Montdidier
Canton Montdidier
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du canton de Montdidier
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean Alluard
Area1 7.77 km2 (3.00 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 239
 • Density 31/km2 (80/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80023 / 80700
Elevation 58–104 m (190–341 ft)
(avg. 103 m or 338 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.

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


The commune is situated 30 miles (48 km) southeast of Amiens at the junction of the D54 and D139, 3 miles (5 km) from the junction of the A1 autoroute du Nord.


The village was completely destroyed during World War I.


Historical population of Andechy
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 173 186 151 173 211 212 239
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

See also[edit]

Communes of the Somme department


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