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Coordinates: 49°43′46″N 1°52′20″E / 49.7294°N 1.8722°E / 49.7294; 1.8722Coordinates: 49°43′46″N 1°52′20″E / 49.7294°N 1.8722°E / 49.7294; 1.8722

Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Poix-de-Picardie
Intercommunality Sud-Ouest Amiénois
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Régis Longue-Epee
 • Land1 34.56 km2 (13.34 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 470
 • Population2 density 14/km2 (35/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80436 / 80290
Elevation 127–211 m (417–692 ft)
(avg. 200 m or 660 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.

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


Hescamps is situated on the D257 road, some 22 miles (35 km) southwest of Amiens.

The Plateau Picard near the border between the departments of the Somme, the Oise and the Seine-Maritime, easily accessible via the old national road 15a (now DR 1015) and 319 (now DR 919), or by Highway A29 .

It is located within walking distance of train stations in St. Segrée and Fouilloy.

The common Hescamps is constituted by the four former municipalities of the Somme in 1972:

-Agnières -Frettemolle -Souplicourt.

The stream of Évoissons rises to Handicourt. [1]


Historical population of Hescamps
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 447558517434404434470
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

  • Hescamps on the Quid website (French)
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