Béthencourt

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Béthencourt
Bethencourt village.jpg
Béthencourt is located in France
Béthencourt
Béthencourt
Coordinates: 50°08′14″N 3°26′02″E / 50.1372°N 3.4339°E / 50.1372; 3.4339Coordinates: 50°08′14″N 3°26′02″E / 50.1372°N 3.4339°E / 50.1372; 3.4339
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Cambrai
Canton Carnières
Intercommunality Caudrésis–Catésis
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Paul Souply
Area
 • Land1 5.15 km2 (1.99 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 738
 • Population2 density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59075 / 59540
Elevation 87–121 m (285–397 ft)
(avg. 110 m or 360 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.

Béthencourt is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 726 —    
1800 611 −15.8%
1806 622 +1.8%
1821 850 +36.7%
1831 1,040 +22.4%
1836 1,095 +5.3%
1841 1,132 +3.4%
1846 1,216 +7.4%
1851 1,236 +1.6%
1856 1,299 +5.1%
1861 1,397 +7.5%
1866 1,473 +5.4%
1872 1,511 +2.6%
1876 1,545 +2.3%
1881 1,463 −5.3%
1886 1,489 +1.8%
1891 1,498 +0.6%
1896 1,514 +1.1%
1901 1,443 −4.7%
1906 1,466 +1.6%
1911 1,471 +0.3%
1921 1,270 −13.7%
1926 1,265 −0.4%
1931 1,203 −4.9%
1936 1,141 −5.2%
1946 1,044 −8.5%
1954 1,037 −0.7%
1962 988 −4.7%
1968 933 −5.6%
1975 839 −10.1%
1982 766 −8.7%
1990 694 −9.4%
1999 676 −2.6%
2006 717 +6.1%
2009 738 +2.9%
Castle before 1914

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Béthencourt
The arms of Béthencourt are blazoned :
Sable, 10 lozenges conjoined Or, 3, 3, 3, 1.



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