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Coordinates: 49°45′37″N 1°49′36″E / 49.7603°N 1.8267°E / 49.7603; 1.8267Coordinates: 49°45′37″N 1°49′36″E / 49.7603°N 1.8267°E / 49.7603; 1.8267

Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Poix-de-Picardie
Intercommunality Sud-Ouest Amiénois
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Marie Devos
 • Land1 4.55 km2 (1.76 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 172
 • Population2 density 38/km2 (98/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80340 / 80290
Elevation 193–214 m (633–702 ft)
(avg. 142 m or 466 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.

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


Fourcigny is situated in the southeastern corner of the département, 26 miles (42 km) southwest of Amiens on the D98, a few hundred yards from the Oise department and a few miles from the border with the Seine-Maritime. The hamlet of Beaurepaire adjoins.


Historical population of Fourcigny
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 163164130131123131172
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

  • Fourcigny on the Quid website (French)
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