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Canchy, Somme

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Canchy, Somme


Coordinates: 50°11′14″N 1°52′42″E / 50.1872°N 1.8783°E / 50.1872; 1.8783Coordinates: 50°11′14″N 1°52′42″E / 50.1872°N 1.8783°E / 50.1872; 1.8783

Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Nouvion
Intercommunality Nouvion-en-Ponthieu
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Anne-Marie Sagot
 • Land1 6.47 km2 (2.50 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 297
 • Population2 density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80167 / 80150
Elevation 32–79 m (105–259 ft)
(avg. 74 m or 243 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.

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

There was a station on the Réseau des Bains de Mer which opened on 19 June 1892 and closed on 10 March 1947.


Canchy is situated just off the D928 road (it now bypasses the town), some 5 miles (8 km) north of Abbeville.


Historical population of Canchy, Somme
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 376380346327313307297
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

See also



External links

  • Canchy on the Quid website (French)
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