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Coordinates: 50°08′37″N 1°52′19″E / 50.143611°N 1.871944°E / 50.143611; 1.871944

Commune of Drucat

Location
Paris plan pointer b jms.svg
Map highlighting the commune of
Administration
Country France
Region Picardie
Department Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Abbeville-Nord
Intercommunality L'Abbevillois
Mayor Henri Gauret
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 6–81 m (20–270 ft)
(avg. 26 m/85 ft)
Land area1 10.84 km2 (4.19 sq mi)
Population2 914  (2006)
 - Density 84 /km2 (220 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 80260/ 80132
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population sans doubles comptes: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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

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Geography

Drucat is situated on the D82e road, some 4 miles (6 km) northeast of Abbeville.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
503 504 733 841 890 861 914
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

History

There was a station on the Réseau des Bains de Mer, called Plessiel-Drucat, which opened on 19 June 1892 and closed on 10 March 1947.

Places of interest

  • Saint Martin’s church.
  • The recently-restored chapel.
  • Plessiel water-tower

Personalities

  • The composer Jean-François Lesueur (1760-1837) was born at Plessiel, a hamlet within the commune of Drucat. The village hall is named in his honour.

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