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Subject: Communes of the Somme department, Arrondissement of Amiens
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Coordinates: 50°03′26″N 2°13′07″E / 50.0572°N 2.2186°E / 50.0572; 2.2186Coordinates: 50°03′26″N 2°13′07″E / 50.0572°N 2.2186°E / 50.0572; 2.2186

Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Domart-en-Ponthieu
Intercommunality Val de Nièvre et environs
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Muriel Gruner
 • Land1 10.26 km2 (3.96 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 607
 • Population2 density 59/km2 (150/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80166 / 80670
Elevation 40–153 m (131–502 ft)
(avg. 54 m or 177 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.

Canaples is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.


Canaples is situated on the D933 road, some 15 miles (24 km) north of Amiens.


Historical population of Canaples
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 417452529566604596607
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest

  • The public Gardens

See also



External links

  • Canaples on the Quid website (French)
  • Canaples information
  • The Chateau de Canaples
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