Braches

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Braches
Braches railway station in the early 20th century
Braches railway station in the early 20th century
Location of Braches
Braches is located in France
Braches
Braches
Braches is located in Hauts-de-France
Braches
Braches
Coordinates: 49°44′01″N 2°30′26″E / 49.7336°N 2.5072°E / 49.7336; 2.5072Coordinates: 49°44′01″N 2°30′26″E / 49.7336°N 2.5072°E / 49.7336; 2.5072
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementMontdidier
CantonMoreuil
IntercommunalityCC Avre Luce Noye
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) William Douchet
Area
1
7.21 km2 (2.78 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
261
 • Density36/km2 (94/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80132 /80110
Elevation37–112 m (121–367 ft)
(avg. 52 m or 171 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Braches is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Geography[edit]

Braches is situated on the D256 road, some 15 miles (24 km) southeast of Amiens, on the banks of the Avre river.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Braches
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population116127108155185201229
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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