Canton of Villers-Bocage, Somme

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Villers-Bocage
French canton
Country France
Region Blason région fr Picardie.svg Picardie
Department Blason département fr Somme.svg Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Seat Villers-Bocage
Communes 24
Area¹
 • Total 190.28 km2 (73.47 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 12,386
 • Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Cantonal code 80 41
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The Canton of Villers-Bocage 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 Villers-Bocage in the arrondissement of Amiens. The altitude varies from 20m (Saint-Vaast-en-Chaussée) to 154m (Talmas) for an average of 92m.

Composition[edit]

The canton of Villers-Bocage comprised 24 communes and a total of 12,386 inhabitants (census of 1999, without double counting).

Demographic Composition
Commune Population Post Code INSEE Code
Bavelincourt 85 80260 80056
Beaucourt-sur-l'Hallue 226 80260 80066
Béhencourt 353 80260 80077
Bertangles 654 80260 80092
Cardonnette 417 80260 80173
Coisy 246 80260 80202
Contay 353 80560 80207
Flesselles 2 143 80260 80316
Fréchencourt 227 80260 80351
Mirvaux 144 80260 80550
Molliens-au-Bois 326 80260 80553
Montigny-sur-l'Hallue 197 80260 80562
Montonvillers 71 80260 80565
Pierregot 243 80260 80624
Pont-Noyelles 789 80115 80634
Querrieu 687 80115 80650
Rainneville 761 80260 80661
Rubempré 675 80260 80686
Saint-Gratien 371 80260 80704
Saint-Vaast-en-Chaussée 563 80310 80722
Talmas 1 053 80260 80746
Vadencourt 104 80560 80773
Vaux-en-Amiénois 389 80260 80782
Villers-Bocage 1 309 80260 80798

Population[edit]

Population Growth
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
6139 6742 7889 9942 11973 12386
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting

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Coordinates: 49°58′54″N 2°22′33″E / 49.98167°N 2.37583°E / 49.98167; 2.37583