Canton of Roisel

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Coordinates: 49°56′47″N 3°5′55″E / 49.94639°N 3.09861°E / 49.94639; 3.09861

Canton of Roisel
French canton
Country France
Region Blason région fr Picardie.svg Picardie
Department Blason département fr Somme.svg Somme
Arrondissement Péronne
Seat Roisel
Communes 22
Area¹
 • Total 162.62 km2 (62.79 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 7,689
 • Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Cantonal code 80 36
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The Canton of Roisel 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 Péronne in 2015.[1]

Geography[edit]

The canton is organised around the commune of Roisel in the arrondissement of Péronne. The altitude varies from 59m (Tincourt-Boucly) to 152m (Liéramont) for an average of 103m.

Composition[edit]

The canton of Roisel comprised 22 communes and a total of 7689 inhabitants (census of 1999, without double counting).

Demographic Composition
Commune Population Post Code INSEE Code
Aizecourt-le-Bas 60 80240 80014
Bernes 331 80240 80088
Driencourt 85 80240 80258
Épehy 1088 80740 80271
Fins 257 80360 80312
Guyencourt-Saulcourt 148 80240 80404
Hancourt 100 80240 80413
Hervilly 204 80240 80434
Hesbécourt 65 80240 80435
Heudicourt 502 80122 80438
Liéramont 182 80240 80475
Longavesnes 104 80240 80487
Marquaix 210 80240 80516
Pœuilly 105 80240 80629
Roisel 1929 80240 80677
Ronssoy 612 80740 80679
Sorel-le-Grand 163 80240 80737
Templeux-la-Fosse 171 80240 80747
Templeux-le-Guérard 211 80240 80748
Tincourt-Boucly 389 80240 80762
Villers-Faucon 625 80240 80802
Vraignes-en-Vermandois 148 80240 80812

Population[edit]

Population Growth
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
8243 8768 8014 7835 7733 7689
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting

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