Ochancourt

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Ochancourt
Cemetery and church
Cemetery and church
Location of Ochancourt
Ochancourt is located in France
Ochancourt
Ochancourt
Ochancourt is located in Hauts-de-France
Ochancourt
Ochancourt
Coordinates: 50°06′15″N 1°36′57″E / 50.1042°N 1.6158°E / 50.1042; 1.6158Coordinates: 50°06′15″N 1°36′57″E / 50.1042°N 1.6158°E / 50.1042; 1.6158
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementAbbeville
CantonFriville-Escarbotin
IntercommunalityCC Vimeu
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Michel Tondellier
Area
1
3.95 km2 (1.53 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
315
 • Density80/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80603 /80210
Elevation45–79 m (148–259 ft)
(avg. 71 m or 233 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

Ochancourt is situated on the D48 road, some 10 miles (16 km) west of Abbeville.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
197 213 189 241 253 235 259
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

History[edit]

Within the commune, on the ‘land of graves’, are said to rest the remains of those that died (9000+ ) at the Battle of Saucourt-en-Vimeu, where Louis III of France fought and defeated the Normans in 881. Other historians claim it is the site of the battle itself.[2]

Places of interest[edit]

Castle, on a postcard.
  • The church, with parts dating from the twelfth century
  • The family chapels in the cemetery and at the crossroads

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Gaston Vasseur (Nibas et ses annexes).

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