Canton of Rue

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Coordinates: 50°16′23″N 1°40′7″E / 50.27306°N 1.66861°E / 50.27306; 1.66861

Canton of Rue
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Blason département fr Somme.svg Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Seat Rue
Communes 55
 • Total 620.75 km2 (239.67 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 25,116
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Cantonal code 80 23
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The Canton of Rue is a canton situated in the department of the Somme and in the Hauts-de-France region of northern France.


The canton is organised around the commune of Rue in the arrondissement of Abbeville.


At the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015, the canton was expanded from 17 to 55 communes:[1]


1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
11381 11816 11836 11538 11315 11480
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting

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