Biefvillers-lès-Bapaume

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Biefvillers-lès-Bapaume
Biefvillers-lès-Bapaume is located in France
Biefvillers-lès-Bapaume
Biefvillers-lès-Bapaume
Coordinates: 50°06′57″N 2°49′28″E / 50.1158°N 2.8244°E / 50.1158; 2.8244Coordinates: 50°06′57″N 2°49′28″E / 50.1158°N 2.8244°E / 50.1158; 2.8244
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Bapaume
Intercommunality Région de Bapaume
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Véronique Thiébaut
Area
 • Land1 4.04 km2 (1.56 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 111
 • Population2 density 27/km2 (71/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62129 / 62450
Elevation 102–128 m (335–420 ft)
(avg. 122 m or 400 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.

Biefvillers-lès-Bapaume is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A small farming village located just outside of Bapaume and 12 miles (19 km) south of Arras. It was within the theatre of operations of the Battle of Bapaume, during the Franco-Prussian War.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 110 —    
1968 113 +2.7%
1975 88 −22.1%
1982 90 +2.3%
1990 86 −4.4%
1999 82 −4.7%
2009 111 +35.4%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Vaast, rebuilt, as was much of the village, after the ravages of World War I.

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