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Coordinates: 50°04′13″N 2°04′32″E / 50.0702778°N 2.07556°E / 50.0702778; 2.07556

Commune of Surcamps

Surcamps Chaussée Brunehaut (montée) 1.jpg
The old Roman road
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 Amiens
Canton Domart-en-Ponthieu
Intercommunality Val de Nièvre et environs
Mayor Lucien Carle
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 63–117 m (210–380 ft)
(avg. 110 m/360 ft)
Land area1 2.97 km2 (1.15 sq mi)
Population2 69  (2006)
 - Density 23 /km2 (60 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 80742/ 80620
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.

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

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Geography

Surcamps is situated 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Amiens, on the D216e road, by the side of the old Roman road, the Chaussée Brunehaut.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
60 67 82 73 64 56 69
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The nineteenth century church
  • Traces of Gallo-Roman settlements
  • The wood of Coroy, where the well-preserved remains of a Nazi V1 rocket launch site is situated. Built by French prisoners in the summer of 1943, it was bombed 12 times by the Allies from December 1943 until April 1944.[1].

See also

References

  1. ^ Source : Quotidien Le Courrier Picard, édition de la Somme, du 4 novembre 2007.

External links

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