Ercheu

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Ercheu
Location of Ercheu
Ercheu is located in France
Ercheu
Ercheu
Ercheu is located in Hauts-de-France
Ercheu
Ercheu
Coordinates: 49°42′06″N 2°56′32″E / 49.7017°N 2.9422°E / 49.7017; 2.9422Coordinates: 49°42′06″N 2°56′32″E / 49.7017°N 2.9422°E / 49.7017; 2.9422
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementMontdidier
CantonRoye
IntercommunalityCC Grand Roye
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) François Lamaire
Area
1
14.15 km2 (5.46 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
808
 • Density57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80279 /80400
Elevation58–95 m (190–312 ft)
(avg. 70 m or 230 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Etymology of the place name[edit]

Diverting from the Latin word " Arx-Arcis ", strengthened place:

988 : Arceium

1048 : Archeium 1150 : Erceium 1170 : Erchive 1237 : Herciaus 1248 : Erchieu 1633 : Erchu 1705 : Archeu 1764 : Ercheu The name of the municipality is unchanged since 1764

Intermunicipalities[edit]

Ercheu is part of the communauté de communes du Grand Roye as from January 1, 2012.

Geography[edit]

Ercheu is situated on the D15 and D186 junction, some 8 miles (13 km) east of Roye.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Ercheu
Year19621968197519821990199920062012
Population431576601648709704791813
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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