Bazentin

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Bazentin
Commune
Lamarck's memorial
Lamarck's memorial
Coat of arms of Bazentin
Coat of arms
Bazentin is located in France
Bazentin
Bazentin
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Bazentin is located in Hauts-de-France
Bazentin
Bazentin
Coordinates: 50°01′52″N 2°45′50″E / 50.031°N 2.7639°E / 50.031; 2.7639Coordinates: 50°01′52″N 2°45′50″E / 50.031°N 2.7639°E / 50.031; 2.7639
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Somme
Arrondissement Péronne
Canton Albert
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays du Coquelicot
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Luc Fourdinier
Area1 5.1 km2 (2.0 sq mi)
Population (2010)2 76
 • Density 15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 80059 /80300
Elevation 94–159 m (308–522 ft)
(avg. 90 m or 300 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.

Bazentin is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Geography[edit]

Situated between Amiens to the southwest and Arras to the north, on the D73 road.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Bazentin
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population981148274707768
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

History[edit]

  • 1914–1918: The village, in the middle of the war zone, was completely destroyed.

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