Bellicourt

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Bellicourt
St. Quentin Canal
St. Quentin Canal
Bellicourt is located in France
Bellicourt
Bellicourt
Coordinates: 49°57′42″N 3°14′12″E / 49.9617°N 3.2367°E / 49.9617; 3.2367Coordinates: 49°57′42″N 3°14′12″E / 49.9617°N 3.2367°E / 49.9617; 3.2367
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Aisne
Arrondissement Saint-Quentin
Canton Le Catelet
Intercommunality Pays du Vermandois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marcel Leclere
Area
 • Land1 9.77 km2 (3.77 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 638
 • Population2 density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 02065 / 02420
Elevation 94–149 m (308–489 ft)
(avg. 132 m or 433 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.

Bellicourt is a commune in the department of Aisne in Picardy in northern France.

It lies on the N44 road between Cambrai and Saint-Quentin and over the principal tunnel of the St. Quentin Canal.

It was the site of numerous intense combat actions and battles during World War I.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 609 —    
1968 624 +2.5%
1975 607 −2.7%
1982 640 +5.4%
1990 664 +3.8%
1999 680 +2.4%
2008 638 −6.2%

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