Canton of Nesle

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Coordinates: 49°45′31″N 2°54′38″E / 49.75861°N 2.91056°E / 49.75861; 2.91056

Canton of Nesle
French canton
Country France
Region Blason région fr Picardie.svg Picardie
Department Blason département fr Somme.svg Somme
Arrondissement Péronne
Seat Nesle
Communes 21
Area¹
 • Total 111.45 km2 (43.03 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 7,546
 • Density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
Cantonal code 80 30
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The Canton of Nesle 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 21 communes, which joined the canton of Ham in 2015.[1]

Geography[edit]

The canton is organised around the commune of Nesle in the arrondissement of Péronne. The altitude varies from 47m (Saint-Christ-Briost) to 104m (Licourt) for an average of 71m.

Composition[edit]

The canton of Nesle comprised 21 communes and a total of 7,546 inhabitants (census of 1999, without double counting).

Demographic Composition
Commune Population Post Code INSEE Code
Béthencourt-sur-Somme 110 80190 80097
Buverchy 43 80400 80158
Cizancourt 37 80200 80197
Épénancourt 128 80190 80272
Falvy 100 80190 80300
Grécourt 26 80400 80389
Hombleux 1009 80400 80442
Languevoisin-Quiquery 211 80190 80465
Licourt 390 80320 80474
Marchélepot 419 80200 80509
Mesnil-Saint-Nicaise 517 80190 80542
Misery 103 80320 80551
Morchain 248 80190 80568
Nesle 2451 80190 80585
Pargny 124 80190 80616
Pertain 318 80320 80621
Potte 84 80190 80638
Rouy-le-Grand 103 80190 80683
Rouy-le-Petit 125 80190 80684
Saint-Christ-Briost 408 80200 80701
Voyennes 592 80400 80811

Population[edit]

Population Growth
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
7104 7488 7742 7943 7899 7546
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting

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