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Machiel is located in France
Coordinates: 50°16′01″N 1°49′59″E / 50.267°N 1.833°E / 50.267; 1.833Coordinates: 50°16′01″N 1°49′59″E / 50.267°N 1.833°E / 50.267; 1.833
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Rue
Intercommunality Authie-Maye
 • Mayor (2008–2020) Francis Dailly
Area1 6.61 km2 (2.55 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 168
 • Density 25/km2 (66/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 80496 / 80150
Elevation 17–76 m (56–249 ft)
(avg. 24 m or 79 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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


Machiel is situated on the D938 road, some 10 miles (16 km) north of Abbeville, in the forest of Crécy.


Historical population of Machiel
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 157 175 173 169 177 171 168
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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Monument aux morts[edit]

The Machiel monument aux morts features a sculpture by Albert-Dominique Roze. A montage of photographs of this monument aux morts is shown below.


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