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Subject: Communes of the Somme department, Arrondissement of Péronne
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Coordinates: 49°51′47″N 2°47′46″E / 49.8631°N 2.7961°E / 49.8631; 2.7961Coordinates: 49°51′47″N 2°47′46″E / 49.8631°N 2.7961°E / 49.8631; 2.7961

Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Péronne
Canton Chaulnes
Intercommunality Haute Picardie
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Luc Maille
 • Land1 5.16 km2 (1.99 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 200
 • Population2 density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80741 / 80200
Elevation 65–87 m (213–285 ft)
(avg. 92 m or 302 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.

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


The commune is situated 15 miles (24 km) east of Amiens, on the D79 road, less than a mile from the A29 autoroute.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
169 191 150 169 185 204 200
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • St.Martial’s church: The church of Soyécourt was destroyed during the First World War. The 12th century font is all that remains of the old church in the replacement building.
  • Wallieux wood: The wood of Wallieux is a World War I site and is part of the Circuit of Memory of the First World War. This wood remains pock-marked by shell holes and war tunnels.

See also



External links

  • Soyécourt on the Quid website (French)
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