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Poix-de-Picardie
—  French canton  —
Country France
Region Blason région fr Picardie.svg Picardie
Department Blason département fr Somme.svg Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Chef-lieu Poix-de-Picardie
Communes 28
Area ¹
 - Total 201,67 km2 (Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character "," sq mi)
Population (1999)
 - Total 6,858
 - Density 34,01/km2 (Expression error: Unrecognised punctuation character ","/sq mi)
Cantonal code 80 35
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km².

The Canton of Poix-de-Picardie 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 Poix-de-Picardie in the arrondissement of Amiens. The altitude varies from 75 m (Famechon) to 216 m (Morvillers-Saint-Saturnin) for an average of 177 m.

Composition

The canton of Poix-de-Picardie comprises 28 communes and a total of 6,858 inhabitants (census of 1999, without double counting).

Demographic Composition
Commune Population Post Code INSEE Code
Bergicourt 131 80290 80083
Bettembos 98 80290 80098
Blangy-sous-Poix 158 80290 80106
Bussy-lès-Poix 89 80290 80157
Caulières 186 80290 80179
Courcelles-sous-Moyencourt 141 80290 80218
Croixrault 355 80290 80227
Éplessier 339 80290 80273
Équennes-Éramecourt 247 80290 80276
Famechon 173 80290 80301
Fourcigny 131 80290 80340
Fricamps 104 80290 80365
Gauville 397 80290 80375
Guizancourt 105 80290 80402
Hescamps 434 80290 80436
Lachapelle 51 80290 80455
Lamaronde 68 80290 80460
Lignières-Châtelain 284 80290 80479
Marlers 147 80290 80515
Meigneux 151 80290 80525
Méréaucourt 10 80290 80528
Morvillers-Saint-Saturnin 360 80290 80573
Moyencourt-lès-Poix 159 80290 80577
Offignies 70 80290 80604
Poix-de-Picardie 2 285 80290 80630
Sainte-Segrée 56 80290 80719
Saulchoy-sous-Poix 35 80290 80728
Thieulloy-la-Ville 94 80290 80755

Population

Population Growth
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
5836 6600 6618 6599 6487 6858
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting

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