Bettencourt-Rivière

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Bettencourt-Rivière
Bettencourt-Rivière église 1.jpg
Bettencourt-Rivière is located in France
Bettencourt-Rivière
Bettencourt-Rivière
Coordinates: 49°59′52″N 1°58′41″E / 49.9978°N 1.9781°E / 49.9978; 1.9781Coordinates: 49°59′52″N 1°58′41″E / 49.9978°N 1.9781°E / 49.9978; 1.9781
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Molliens-Dreuil
Intercommunality Région d'Hallencourt
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) René Drouvin
Area
 • Land1 7.38 km2 (2.85 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 226
 • Population2 density 31/km2 (79/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80099 / 80270
Elevation 11–94 m (36–308 ft)
(avg. 20 m or 66 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.

Bettencourt-Rivière is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated on the D216 road, some 15 miles (24 km) southeast of Abbeville. The commune is made up of two villages: Bettencourt to the west, on the left bank of the small river Airaines and Rivière to the east, on the right bank of the river.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Bettencourt-Rivière
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 166 183 168 161 200 212 226
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

  • Bettencourt church
  • Rivière church
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Rivière church

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