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Beaucourt-sur-l'Ancre is located in France
Coordinates: 50°04′50″N 2°41′12″E / 50.0806°N 2.6867°E / 50.0806; 2.6867Coordinates: 50°04′50″N 2°41′12″E / 50.0806°N 2.6867°E / 50.0806; 2.6867
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Péronne
Canton Albert
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays du Coquelicot
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Claude Chatelain
Area1 3.51 km2 (1.36 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 77
 • Density 22/km2 (57/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80065 / 80300
Elevation 73–139 m (240–456 ft)
(avg. 77 m or 253 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.

Beaucourt-sur-l'Ancre is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.


The commune is situated 20 miles (32 km) south of Arras on the D50 and D163 junction. The Ancre river is little more than a trickle through marshy ground at this point.


Historical population of Beaucourt-sur-l'Ancre
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 122 127 111 103 90 87 77
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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