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Coordinates: 50°16′01″N 1°49′59″E / 50.267°N 1.833°E / 50.267; 1.833Coordinates: 50°16′01″N 1°49′59″E / 50.267°N 1.833°E / 50.267; 1.833

Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Rue
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Maurice Duavrant
 • Land1 6.61 km2 (2.55 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 168
 • Population2 density 25/km2 (66/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80496 / 80150
Elevation 17–76 m (56–249 ft)
(avg. 24 m or 79 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.

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


Machiel is situated on the D938 road, some 10 miles (16 km) north of Abbeville, in the forest of Crécy.


Historical population of Machiel
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 157175173169177171168
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

Monument aux morts

The Machiel monument aux morts features a sculpture by Albert-Dominique Roze. A montage of photographs of this monument aux morts is shown below.



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