Drucat

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Drucat
The town hall in Drucat
The town hall in Drucat
Coat of arms of Drucat
Coat of arms
Location of Drucat
Drucat is located in France
Drucat
Drucat
Drucat is located in Hauts-de-France
Drucat
Drucat
Coordinates: 50°08′37″N 1°52′19″E / 50.1436°N 1.8719°E / 50.1436; 1.8719Coordinates: 50°08′37″N 1°52′19″E / 50.1436°N 1.8719°E / 50.1436; 1.8719
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementAbbeville
CantonAbbeville-1
IntercommunalityCA Baie de Somme
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Henri Gauret
Area
1
10.84 km2 (4.19 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
940
 • Density87/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80260 /80132
Elevation6–81 m (20–266 ft)
(avg. 26 m or 85 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Drucat is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Geography[edit]

Drucat is situated on the D82e road, some 4 miles (6 km) northeast of Abbeville.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Drucat
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population503504733841890861914
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

History[edit]

There was a station on the Réseau des Bains de Mer, called Plessiel-Drucat, which opened on 19 June 1892 and closed on 10 March 1947.

Places of interest[edit]

  • Saint Martin’s church.
  • The recently restored chapel.
  • Plessiel water-tower

Personalities[edit]

  • The composer Jean-François Lesueur (1760–1837) was born at Plessiel, a hamlet within the commune of Drucat. The village hall is named in his honour.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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