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
 • 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.


The canton is organised around the commune of Albert.


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 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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