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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 Hauts-de-France
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)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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 Hauts-de-France 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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