Canton of Rosières-en-Santerre

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Coordinates: 49°48′54″N 2°42′11″E / 49.81500°N 2.70306°E / 49.81500; 2.70306

Canton of Rosières-en-Santerre
French canton
Country France
Region Blason région fr Picardie.svg Picardie
Department Blason département fr Somme.svg Somme
Arrondissement Montdidier
Seat Rosières-en-Santerre
Communes 20
Area¹
 • Total 130.33 km2 (50.32 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 8,355
 • Density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Cantonal code 80 37
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The Canton of Rosières-en-Santerre 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.

Geography[edit]

The canton is organised around the commune of Rosières-en-Santerre in the arrondissement of Montdidier. The altitude varies from 52m (Guillaucourt) to 106m (Bouchoir) for an average of 91m.

Composition[edit]

The canton of Rosières-en-Santerre comprises 20 communes and a total of 8,355 inhabitants (census of 1999, without double counting).

Demographic Composition
Commune Population Post Code INSEE Code
Bayonvillers 345 80170 80058
Beaufort-en-Santerre 138 80170 80067
Bouchoir 226 80910 80116
Caix 658 80170 80162
La Chavatte 39 80700 80189
Chilly 166 80170 80191
Folies 86 80170 80320
Fouquescourt 127 80170 80339
Fransart 121 80700 80347
Guillaucourt 305 80170 80400
Hallu 154 80320 80409
Harbonnières 1305 80131 80417
Maucourt 152 80170 80520
Méharicourt 538 80170 80524
Parvillers-le-Quesnoy 221 80700 80617
Punchy 65 80320 80646
Rosières-en-Santerre 2956 80170 80680
Rouvroy-en-Santerre 218 80170 80682
Vrély 431 80170 80814
Warvillers 104 80170 80823

Population[edit]

Population Growth
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
7643 8159 8051 7963 8111 8355
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting

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