Hallencourt

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Hallencourt
Hallencourt is located in France
Hallencourt
Hallencourt
Coordinates: 49°59′32″N 1°52′41″E / 49.9922°N 1.878°E / 49.9922; 1.878Coordinates: 49°59′32″N 1°52′41″E / 49.9922°N 1.878°E / 49.9922; 1.878
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Hallencourt
Intercommunality Région d'Hallencourt
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Pierre Martin
Area
 • Land1 20.55 km2 (7.93 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,404
 • Population2 density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80406 / 80490
Elevation 35–121 m (115–397 ft)
(avg. 80 m or 260 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Hallencourt is situated at the junction of the D21, D53 and D173 roads, some 10 miles (16 km) south of Abbeville. The commune comprises the two villages of Hallencourt and Hocquincourt.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Hallencourt
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 1350 1367 1370 1407 1374 1348 1404
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]

  • The war memorial
  • The Château de Beauvoir at Hocquincourt (now a private hotel)

Personalities[edit]

  • Roman Opałka, French artist, of Polish origin was born in Hocquincourt in 1931.

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