Bichancourt

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Bichancourt
Bichancourt is located in France
Bichancourt
Bichancourt
Coordinates: 49°34′49″N 3°12′55″E / 49.5803°N 3.2153°E / 49.5803; 3.2153Coordinates: 49°34′49″N 3°12′55″E / 49.5803°N 3.2153°E / 49.5803; 3.2153
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Aisne
Arrondissement Laon
Canton Coucy-le-Château-Auffrique
Intercommunality Val de l'Ailette
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Decool
Area1 7.73 km2 (2.98 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 999
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 02086 / 02300
Elevation 41–67 m (135–220 ft)
(avg. 61 m or 200 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The river Oise forms part of the commune's northern border; one of its tributaries, the Ailette, forms all of the commune's southwestern border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 812 —    
1968 768 −5.4%
1975 756 −1.6%
1982 924 +22.2%
1990 902 −2.4%
1999 941 +4.3%
2008 999 +6.2%

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