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Bazentin is located in France
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
 • 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 CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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.


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


Historical population of Bazentin
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 98 114 82 74 70 77 68
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.


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

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