Port-le-Grand

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Port-le-Grand
The Somme Canal at Petit-Port
The Somme Canal at Petit-Port
Location of Port-le-Grand
Port-le-Grand is located in France
Port-le-Grand
Port-le-Grand
Port-le-Grand is located in Hauts-de-France
Port-le-Grand
Port-le-Grand
Coordinates: 50°09′43″N 1°44′57″E / 50.1619°N 1.7492°E / 50.1619; 1.7492Coordinates: 50°09′43″N 1°44′57″E / 50.1619°N 1.7492°E / 50.1619; 1.7492
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementAbbeville
CantonAbbeville-1
IntercommunalityCC Ponthieu-Marquenterre
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Jacques Jameas
Area
1
11.28 km2 (4.36 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
283
 • Density25/km2 (65/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80637 /80132
Elevation2–64 m (6.6–210.0 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.

Port-le-Grand is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Geography[edit]

Port-le-Grand is situated on the D40 road, some 5 miles (8 km) northwest of Abbeville.

History[edit]

It is considered the birthplace of Saint Honorius of Amiens (d. 600 AD). From time immemorial it was the site of a ferry to cross the river. As Portus Icius it is mentioned in the vita of Saint Austreberthe, whose name is reflected in the small River Austreberthe.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
258 270 275 272 332 312 311
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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