Canton of Albert

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Coordinates: 50°0′10″N 2°39′10″E / 50.00278°N 2.65278°E / 50.00278; 2.65278

Canton of Albert
French canton
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Blason département fr Somme.svg Somme
Seat Albert
Communes 66
Area¹
 • Total 464.00 km2 (179.15 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 28,207
 • Density 61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Cantonal code 80 05
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The Canton of Albert is a canton situated in the department of the Somme and in the Hauts-de-France region of northern France.

Geography[edit]

The canton is organised around the commune of Albert.

Composition[edit]

At the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015, the canton was expanded from 26 to 67 communes (2 of which were merged into the new commune Étinehem-Méricourt):[1]

Population[edit]

Population Growth
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
16854 17941 18690 18041 17156 17080
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting

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