Beauval, Somme

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Beauval
Beauval panorama-1.jpg
Beauval is located in France
Beauval
Beauval
Coordinates: 50°06′23″N 2°19′49″E / 50.1064°N 2.3303°E / 50.1064; 2.3303Coordinates: 50°06′23″N 2°19′49″E / 50.1064°N 2.3303°E / 50.1064; 2.3303
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Doullens
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Doullennais
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Pierre Lucas
Area
 • Land1 22.56 km2 (8.71 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 2,155
 • Population2 density 96/km2 (250/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80071 / 80630
Elevation 67–164 m (220–538 ft)
(avg. 116 m or 381 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.
The church

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

Geography[edit]

Beauval is 20 miles (32 km) north of Amiens, towards Doullens, on the national road N25.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Beauval, Somme
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 2173 2192 2206 2274 2286 2243 2155
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places and monuments[edit]

  • Magnificent church; the interior has been used as the backdrop to some French films.
  • The War Memorial

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(All French language)