Canton of Bray-sur-Somme

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Coordinates: 49°56′28″N 2°43′6″E / 49.94111°N 2.71833°E / 49.94111; 2.71833

Canton of Bray-sur-Somme
French canton
Country France
Region Blason région fr Picardie.svg Picardy
Department Blason département fr Somme.svg Somme
Arrondissement Péronne
Seat Bray-sur-Somme
Communes 19
Area¹
 • Total 146.96 km2 (56.74 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 5,754
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Cantonal code 80 14
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The Canton of Bray-sur-Somme is a former canton situated in the department of the Somme and in the Picardy region of northern France. It was disbanded following the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015.

Geography[edit]

The canton is organised around the commune of Bray-sur-Somme in the arrondissement of Péronne. The altitude varies from 27m (Sailly-le-Sec) to 123m (Suzanne) for an average of 53m.

Composition[edit]

The canton of Bray comprised 19 communes and a total of 5,754 inhabitants (census of 1999, without double counting).

Demographic Composition
Commune Population Post Code INSEE Code
Bray-sur-Somme 1316 80340 80136
Cappy 485 80340 80172
Cerisy 387 80800 80184
Chipilly 135 80800 80192
Chuignolles 137 80340 80195
Éclusier-Vaux 69 80340 80264
Étinehem 279 80340 80295
Frise 158 80340 80367
Herbécourt 133 80200 80430
Méricourt-l'Abbé 483 80800 80530
Méricourt-sur-Somme 164 80340 80532
Morcourt 268 80340 80569
Morlancourt 318 80300 80572
La Neuville-lès-Bray 260 80340 80593
Sailly-Laurette 266 80800 80693
Sailly-le-Sec 266 80800 80694
Suzanne 151 80340 80743
Treux 244 80300 80769
Ville-sur-Ancre 235 80300 80807

Population[edit]

Population Growth
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
5095 5404 5207 5284 5555 5754
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting

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