Surcamps

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Surcamps
The old Roman road
The old Roman road
Location of Surcamps
Surcamps is located in France
Surcamps
Surcamps
Surcamps is located in Hauts-de-France
Surcamps
Surcamps
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
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementAmiens
CantonFlixecourt
IntercommunalityCC Nièvre et Somme
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Lucien Carle
Area
1
2.97 km2 (1.15 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
67
 • Density23/km2 (58/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80742 /80620
Elevation63–117 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.

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

Geography[edit]

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.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Surcamps
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population60678273645669
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.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Source : Quotidien Le Courrier Picard, édition de la Somme, du 4 novembre 2007.

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