Hattencourt

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Hattencourt
Hattencourt is located in France
Hattencourt
Hattencourt
Coordinates: 49°46′12″N 2°47′20″E / 49.77°N 2.789°E / 49.77; 2.789Coordinates: 49°46′12″N 2°47′20″E / 49.77°N 2.789°E / 49.77; 2.789
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Montdidier
Canton Roye
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jackie Lecoq
Area
 • Land1 3.61 km2 (1.39 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 252
 • Population2 density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80421 / 80700
Elevation 78–92 m (256–302 ft)
(avg. 86 m or 282 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Hattencourt is situated on the D161 and D132 crossroads and about 100 yards from the A1 autoroute, some 30 miles (48 km) southeast of Amiens.

History[edit]

The village was first mentioned in the 14th century. It was razed to the ground by the troops of Henri de la Tour d'Auvergne, Vicomte de Turenne in 1636.
As with many villages of the Somme, it was ruined by the bombardments of the First World War.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Hattencourt
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 199 263 241 242 224 237 252
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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