Canton of Chaulnes

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Coordinates: 49°48′59″N 2°48′17″E / 49.81639°N 2.80472°E / 49.81639; 2.80472

Canton of Chaulnes
French canton
Country France
Region Blason région fr Picardie.svg Picardie
Department Blason département fr Somme.svg Somme
Arrondissement Péronne
Seat Chaulnes
Communes 22
Area¹
 • Total 143.04 km2 (55.23 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 6,564
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Cantonal code 80 15
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The Canton of Chaulnes 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 22 communes, which joined the canton of Ham in 2015.[1]

Geography[edit]

The canton is organised around the commune of Chaulnes in the arrondissement of Péronne. The altitude varies from 32m (Proyart) to 112m (Lihons) for an average of 87m.

Composition[edit]

The canton of Chaulnes comprised 22 communes and a total of 6,564 inhabitants (census of 1999, without double counting).

Demographic Composition
Commune Population Post Code INSEE Code
Ablaincourt-Pressoir 227 80320 80002
Assevillers 228 80200 80033
Belloy-en-Santerre 167 80200 80080
Berny-en-Santerre 153 80200 80090
Chaulnes 1901 80320 80186
Chuignes 127 80340 80194
Dompierre-Becquincourt 642 80980 80247
Estrées-Deniécourt 245 80200 80288
Fay 71 80200 80304
Fontaine-lès-Cappy 53 80340 80325
Foucaucourt-en-Santerre 223 80340 80335
Framerville-Rainecourt 296 80131 80342
Fresnes-Mazancourt 134 80320 80353
Herleville 99 80340 80432
Hyencourt-le-Grand 81 80320 80447
Lihons 377 80320 80481
Omiécourt 223 80320 80608
Proyart 522 80340 80644
Puzeaux 210 80320 80647
Soyécourt 204 80200 80741
Vauvillers 262 80131 80781
Vermandovillers 119 80320 80789

Population[edit]

Population Growth
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
5044 6411 6151 6064 6332 6564
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting

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