Cemetery and church
|• Mayor (2001–2008)||Michel Tondellier|
|Area1||3.95 km2 (1.53 sq mi)|
|• Density||66/km2 (170/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||80603 /80210|
|Elevation||45–79 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.2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.
Ochancourt is situated on the D48 road, some 10 miles (16 km) west of Abbeville.
|Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates|
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.
Places of interest
- The church, with parts dating from the twelfth century
- The family chapels in the cemetery and at the crossroads
- Gaston Vasseur (Nibas et ses annexes).
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