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Coordinates: 50°02′42″N 2°56′44″E / 50.045°N 2.9456°E / 50.045; 2.9456

Commune of Mesnil-en-Arrouaise

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Country France
Region Picardie
Department Somme
Arrondissement Péronne
Canton Combles
Intercommunality Canton of Combles
Mayor Denise Guise
Elevation 99–152 m (320–500 ft)
(avg. 128 m/420 ft)
Land area1 6.5 km2 (2.5 sq mi)
Population2 146  (2006)
 - Density 22 /km2 (57 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80538/ 80360
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.

Mesnil-en-Arrouaise is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.



The commune is situated on the D172 road, some 19 miles (31 km) southwest of Cambrai, in the ancient region of the Arrouaise, which, to the Romans, was a forest-frontier.[1][2].


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
157 172 147 127 118 124 146
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

See also


  1. ^ Thesis of Jean Jacques Dubois : 1989, Espaces et milieux forestiers dans le Nord de la France. Etude de biogéographie historique. Thèse d’Etat, Université Paris -I Panthéon-Sorbonne, 2 vol., 1023 pages
  2. ^ R..Dion, Les frontières de la France (1947)

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