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The old Roman road
The old Roman road
Surcamps is located in France
Coordinates: 50°04′13″N 2°04′32″E / 50.0703°N 2.0756°E / 50.0703; 2.0756Coordinates: 50°04′13″N 2°04′32″E / 50.0703°N 2.0756°E / 50.0703; 2.0756
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Domart-en-Ponthieu
Intercommunality Val de Nièvre et environs
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Lucien Carle
Area1 2.97 km2 (1.15 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 69
 • Density 23/km2 (60/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 80742 / 80620
Elevation 63–117 m (207–384 ft)
(avg. 110 m or 360 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.

Surcamps is a commune located in the Somme department, Hauts-de-France, northern France.


Surcamps is situated 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Amiens, on the D216e road, by the side of the old Roman road, the Chaussée Brunehaut.


Historical population of Surcamps
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 60 67 82 73 64 56 69
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The nineteenth century church
  • Traces of Gallo-Roman settlements
  • The wood of Coroy, where the well-preserved remains of a Nazi V1 rocket launch site is situated. Built by French prisoners in the summer of 1943, it was bombed 12 times by the Allies from December 1943 until April 1944.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Source : Quotidien Le Courrier Picard, édition de la Somme, du 4 novembre 2007.

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