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Canton of Bray-sur-Somme

Coordinates: 49°56′28″N 2°43′6″E / 49.94111°N 2.71833°E / 49.94111; 2.71833

Canton of Bray-sur-Somme
French canton
Country France
Region Department Arrondissement Péronne
Seat Bray-sur-Somme
Communes 19
 • Total 146.96 km2 (56.74 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 5,754
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Cantonal code 80 14
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The Canton of Bray-sur-Somme is a canton situated in the department of the Somme and in the Picardy region of northern France.


The canton is organised around the commune of Bray-sur-Somme in the arrondissement of Péronne. The altitude varies from 27m (Sailly-le-Sec) to 123m (Suzanne) for an average of 53m.


The canton of Bray comprises 19 communes and a total of 5,754 inhabitants (census of 1999, without double counting).

Demographic Composition
Commune Population Post Code INSEE Code
Bray-sur-Somme 1316 80340 80136
Cappy 485 80340 80172
Cerisy 387 80800 80184
Chipilly 135 80800 80192
Chuignolles 137 80340 80195
Éclusier-Vaux 69 80340 80264
Étinehem 279 80340 80295
Frise 158 80340 80367
Herbécourt 133 80200 80430
Méricourt-l'Abbé 483 80800 80530
Méricourt-sur-Somme 164 80340 80532
Morcourt 268 80340 80569
Morlancourt 318 80300 80572
La Neuville-lès-Bray 260 80340 80593
Sailly-Laurette 266 80800 80693
Sailly-le-Sec 266 80800 80694
Suzanne 151 80340 80743
Treux 244 80300 80769
Ville-sur-Ancre 235 80300 80807


Population Growth
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
5095 5404 5207 5284 5555 5754
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting

See also

External links

  • The canton of Bray-sur-Somme on the Insee website (French)


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