Lanchères

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Lanchères
The "Maison de l'oiseau".
The "Maison de l'oiseau".
Coat of arms of Lanchères
Coat of arms
Location of Lanchères
Lanchères is located in France
Lanchères
Lanchères
Lanchères is located in Hauts-de-France
Lanchères
Lanchères
Coordinates: 50°09′34″N 1°33′36″E / 50.1594°N 1.56°E / 50.1594; 1.56Coordinates: 50°09′34″N 1°33′36″E / 50.1594°N 1.56°E / 50.1594; 1.56
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementAbbeville
CantonFriville-Escarbotin
IntercommunalityCA Baie de Somme
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Guy Delahaye
Area
1
16.39 km2 (6.33 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
924
 • Density56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80464 /80230
Elevation1–47 m (3.3–154.2 ft)
(avg. 7 m or 23 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated on the D940 road, some 12 miles (19 km) northwest of Abbeville.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Lanchères
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population736762797775826834981
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Personalities[edit]

Paul Vimereu, author, spent his childhood at Lanchères
Jean de Poutrincourt from Poutrincourt, a hamlet of Lanchères. He set sail in 1605 for Acadia, (nowadays Nova Scotia), to be Lieutenant-general. The ruins of his château can still be seen at Poutrincourt.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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