Saint-Acheul

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Saint-Acheul
The church in Saint-Acheul
The church in Saint-Acheul
Location of Saint-Acheul
Saint-Acheul is located in France
Saint-Acheul
Saint-Acheul
Saint-Acheul is located in Hauts-de-France
Saint-Acheul
Saint-Acheul
Coordinates: 50°11′29″N 2°09′52″E / 50.1914°N 2.1644°E / 50.1914; 2.1644Coordinates: 50°11′29″N 2°09′52″E / 50.1914°N 2.1644°E / 50.1914; 2.1644
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementAmiens
CantonDoullens
IntercommunalityCC Territoire Nord Picardie
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Marc Bettefort
Area
1
3.04 km2 (1.17 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
26
 • Density8.6/km2 (22/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80697 /80370
Elevation37–110 m (121–361 ft)
(avg. 55 m or 180 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Acheul is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France. It is not to be confused with Saint-Acheul, a suburb of Amiens after which the Acheulean archaeological culture of the Lower Paleolithic is named.

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated some 23 miles (37 km) north of Amiens, on the junction of the D933 and D99e roads, only a few hundred yards from the border with the Pas-de-Calais

Population[edit]

Historical population of Saint-Acheul
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population33504543342227
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

History[edit]

In the first century AD the Romans settled the area and a monastery was built in St Acheul during the Middle Ages. Saint Ulphia was a hermit here during the 8th century.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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