Canton of Ault

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Coordinates: 50°6′7″N 1°26′58″E / 50.10194°N 1.44944°E / 50.10194; 1.44944

Canton of Ault
French canton
Country France
Region Blason région fr Picardie.svg Picardie
Department Blason département fr Somme.svg Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Seat Ault
Communes 10
Area¹
 • Total 57.33 km2 (22.14 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 10,984
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Cantonal code 80 11
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The Canton of Ault is a former canton situated in the department of the Somme and in the Picardie region of northern France. It was disbanded following the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015. It consisted of 10 communes, which joined the canton of Friville-Escarbotin in 2015.[1]

Geography[edit]

The canton is organised around the commune of Ault in the arrondissement of Abbeville. The altitude varies from 0m at Ault to 127m at Yzengremer for an average of 70m.

Composition[edit]

The canton of Ault comprised 10 communes and a total of 10,984 inhabitants (census of 1999, without double counting).

Demographic Composition
Commune Population Post Code INSEE Code
Allenay 279 80130 80018
Ault 2 070 80460 80039
Béthencourt-sur-Mer 997 80130 80096
Friaucourt 669 80460 80364
Méneslies 310 80520 80527
Mers-les-Bains 3 394 80350 80533
Oust-Marest 704 80460 80613
Saint-Quentin-la-Motte-Croix-au-Bailly 1 310 80880 80714
Woignarue 735 80460 80826
Yzengremer 516 80520 80834

Population[edit]

Population Growth
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
11050 11562 12532 11640 11069 10984
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Notes[edit]