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Notre Dame church
Notre Dame church
Vauchelles-les-Quesnoy is located in France
Coordinates: 50°06′14″N 1°53′25″E / 50.1039°N 1.8903°E / 50.1039; 1.8903Coordinates: 50°06′14″N 1°53′25″E / 50.1039°N 1.8903°E / 50.1039; 1.8903
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Abbeville-1
Intercommunality CA Baie de Somme
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Edmond Petit
Area1 6.14 km2 (2.37 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 877
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 80779 /80132
Elevation 19–79 m (62–259 ft)
(avg. 128 m or 420 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.

Vauchelles-les-Quesnoy is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.


The commune is situated 3 kilometres (2 mi) east of the centre of Abbeville, on the D153 road


Historical population of Vauchelles-les-Quesnoy
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 607 640 734 856 889 830 877
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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The church of Notre Dame de l'Assomption, built at the top of a small hill, is in the Gothic style and dates from the fifteenth century. On a wall inside there’s a plaque dedicated to Nicolas du Moncel, seigneur of Vascongnes, who died in 1487. Like all churches dedicated to the Virgin, it is built with a noticeably narrow transept.

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