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Coordinates: 49°59′15″N 1°33′29″E / 49.9875°N 1.55805555556°E / 49.9875; 1.55805555556

Canton of Gamaches
—  French canton  —
Country France
Region Blason région fr Picardie.svg Picardie
Department Blason département fr Somme.svg Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Chef-lieu Gamaches
Communes 20
Area ¹
 - Total 154,38 km2 (Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character "," sq mi)
Population (1999)
 - Total 12,211
 - Density 79/km2 (204.6/sq mi)
Cantonal code 80 22
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km².

The Canton of Gamaches is a canton situated in the department of the Somme and in the Picardie region of northern France.

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Geography

The canton is organised around the commune of Gamaches in the arrondissement of Abbeville. The altitude varies from 7m at Bouvaincourt-sur-Bresle to 181m at Bouillancourt-en-Séry for an average of 86m.

Composition

The canton of Gamaches comprises 20 communes and a total of 12,211 inhabitants (census of 1999, without double counting).

Demographic Composition
Commune Population Post Code INSEE Code
Aigneville 658 80210 80008
Beauchamps 987 80770 80063
Biencourt 116 80140 80104
Bouillancourt-en-Séry 486 80220 80120
Bouttencourt 1015 80220 80126
Bouvaincourt-sur-Bresle 694 80220 80127
Buigny-lès-Gamaches 403 80220 80148
Cerisy-Buleux 260 80140 80183
Dargnies 1443 80570 80235
Embreville 576 80570 80265
Framicourt 151 80140 80343
Frettemeule 238 80220 80362
Gamaches 2949 80220 80373
Maisnières 505 80220 80500
Martainneville 343 80140 80518
Ramburelles 210 80140 80662
Rambures 365 80140 80663
Tilloy-Floriville 324 80220 80760
Le Translay 182 80140 80767
Vismes 306 80140 80809

Population

Population Growth
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
11713 12337 12624 12183 12387 12211
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting


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