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Title: Estrées-lès-Crécy  
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Subject: Communes of the Somme department, Arrondissement of Abbeville, Camille Choquier
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Coordinates: 50°15′14″N 1°55′45″E / 50.2539°N 1.9292°E / 50.2539; 1.9292Coordinates: 50°15′14″N 1°55′45″E / 50.2539°N 1.9292°E / 50.2539; 1.9292

Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Crécy-en-Ponthieu
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Christiane Delannoy
 • Land1 11.19 km2 (4.32 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 380
 • Population2 density 34/km2 (88/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80290 / 80150
Elevation 33–84 m (108–276 ft)
(avg. 75 m or 246 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Estrées-lès-Crécy is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.


The commune is situated on the D938 road, near the site of the Battle of Crecy, some 10 miles (16 km) north of Abbeville.


There was a railway station (Crécy-Estrées) on the branch of the Réseau des Bains de Mer which ran between Abbeville and Dompierre-sur-Authie. It opened on 19 June 1892 and closed to passengers on 10 March 1947. It closed to freight on 1 February 1951.


Historical population of Estrées-lès-Crécy
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 368406380358353362380
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

See also



External links

  • Estrées-lès-Crécy on the Quid website (French)
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