Canton of Picquigny

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Coordinates: 49°56′42″N 2°8′41″E / 49.94500°N 2.14472°E / 49.94500; 2.14472

Canton of Picquigny
French canton
Country France
Region Blason région fr Picardie.svg Picardy
Department Blason département fr Somme.svg Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Seat Picquigny
Communes 21
Area¹
 • Total 208.05 km2 (80.33 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 17,702
 • Density 85/km2 (220/sq mi)
Cantonal code 80 34
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The Canton of Picquigny 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 Picquigny in the arrondissement of Amiens. The altitude varies from 6m at Flixecourt to 134m at Vignacourt for an average of 50m.

Composition[edit]

The canton of Picquigny comprised 21 communes and a total of 17,702 inhabitants (census of 1999, without double counting).

Demographic Composition
Commune Population Post Code INSEE Code
Ailly-sur-Somme 3322 80470 80011
Belloy-sur-Somme 788 80310 80082
Bettencourt-Saint-Ouen 410 80610 80100
Bouchon 140 80830 80117
Bourdon 373 80310 80123
Breilly 462 80470 80137
Cavillon 94 80310 80180
La Chaussée-Tirancourt 687 80310 80187
Condé-Folie 816 80890 80205
Crouy-Saint-Pierre 303 80310 80229
L'Étoile 1305 80830 80296
Ferrières 426 80470 80305
Flixecourt 2978 80420 80318
Fourdrinoy 326 80310 80341
Hangest-sur-Somme 695 80310 80416
Le Mesge 150 80310 80535
Picquigny 1386 80310 80622
Soues 127 80310 80738
Vignacourt 2183 80650 80793
Ville-le-Marclet 511 80420 80795
Yzeux 220 80310 80835

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Population[edit]

1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
15038 16084 18248 18336 17735 17702
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting

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