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Coordinates: 49°46′33″N 2°37′32″E / 49.775944°N 2.62556°E / 49.775944; 2.62556

Commune of Le Quesnel

Location
Paris plan pointer b jms.svg
Map highlighting the commune of
Administration
Country France
Region Blason région fr Picardie.svg Picardie
Department Blason département fr Somme.svg Somme
Arrondissement Montdidier
Canton Moreuil
Intercommunality Avre Luce Moreuil
Mayor Jean-Marie Pautre
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 72–104 m (240–340 ft)
(avg. 97 m/320 ft)
Land area1 11.38 km2 (4.39 sq mi)
Population2 672  (2006)
 - Density 59 /km2 (150 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 80652/ 80118
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.

Le Quesnel is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

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Geography

The commune is situated at the D161 and D41 crossroads, some 20 miles (32 km) southeast of Amiens.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
555 562 480 409 436 540 672
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • Church of Saint Leger, known as the Cathedral of the Santerre" as it’s the biggest church in the region, with a 50m high tower.
  • The Canadian Commemorative garden.

See also

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