Beauquesne

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Beauquesne
Beauquesne is located in France
Beauquesne
Beauquesne
Coordinates: 50°05′07″N 2°23′33″E / 50.0853°N 2.3925°E / 50.0853; 2.3925Coordinates: 50°05′07″N 2°23′33″E / 50.0853°N 2.3925°E / 50.0853; 2.3925
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Doullens
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Doullennais
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) François Durieux
Area
 • Land1 20.04 km2 (7.74 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,342
 • Population2 density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80070 / 80600
Elevation 98–164 m (322–538 ft)
(avg. 144 m or 472 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.

Beauquesne is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France. The name comes from the Picard for the oak tree, ‘quesne’

Geography[edit]

Situated at the junction of the D23 and the D31 roads, 17 miles to the north of Amiens

Population[edit]

Historical population of Beauquesne
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 1242 1265 1194 1139 1147 1176 1342
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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