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Lanchères is a commune in the Sommemarker department in Picardiemarker in northern Francemarker.

Geography

The commune is situated on the D940 road, some northwest of Abbevillemarker.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
736 762 797 775 826 834 981
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates


Personalities

Paul Vimereu, author, spent his childhood at Lanchères

Jean de Poutrincourt from Poutrincourt, a hamlet of Lanchères. He set sail in 1605 for Acadia, (nowadays Nova Scotiamarker), to be Lieutenant-general. The ruins of his château can still be seen at Poutrincourt.

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