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Coordinates: 49°51′47″N 2°47′46″E / 49.8630556°N 2.79611°E / 49.8630556; 2.79611

Commune of Soyécourt

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 Chaulnes
Intercommunality Haute Picardie
Mayor Luc Maille
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 65–87 m (210–290 ft)
(avg. 92 m/300 ft)
Land area1 5.16 km2 (1.99 sq mi)
Population2 200  (2006)
 - Density 39 /km2 (100 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 80741/ 80200
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.

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

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Geography

The commune is situated 15 miles (24 km) east of Amiens, on the D79 road, less than a mile from the A29 autoroute.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
169 191 150 169 185 204 200
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • St.Martial’s church: The church of Soyécourt was destroyed during the First World War. The 12th century font is all that remains of the old church in the replacement building.
  • Wallieux wood: The wood of Wallieux is a World War I site and is part of the Circuit of Memory of the First World War. This wood remains pock-marked by shell holes and war tunnels.

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