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Coordinates: 50°01′27″N 3°03′03″E / 50.0241667°N 3.050833°E / 50.0241667; 3.050833

Commune of Sorel

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 Péronne
Canton Roisel
Intercommunality Canton of Roisel
Mayor Bernard Dazin
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 99–148 m (325–486 ft)
(avg. 40 m/130 ft)
Land area1 7.94 km2 (3.07 sq mi)
Population2 165  (2006)
 - Density 21 /km2 (54 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 80737/ 80240
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.

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

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Geography

Sorel is situated 11 miles (18 km) southwest of Cambrai, on the D222 road, only a couple of miles from the border with the Pas-de-Calais department.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
236 223 197 184 187 163 165
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

History

The village was completely rebuilt after the devastation wrought by World War I. During the 1920s, architect Louis Faille, originally from Nurlu, was responsible for the reconstruction, notably the ‘mairie-école’ (combined mayor's office and school) and the church, completed in 1932.

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