Beauval, Somme

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Beauval panorama-1.jpg
Coat of arms of Beauval
Coat of arms
Beauval is located in France
Coordinates: 50°06′23″N 2°19′49″E / 50.1064°N 2.3303°E / 50.1064; 2.3303Coordinates: 50°06′23″N 2°19′49″E / 50.1064°N 2.3303°E / 50.1064; 2.3303
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Doullens
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Doullennais
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Pierre Lucas
Area1 22.56 km2 (8.71 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,155
 • Density 96/km2 (250/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80071 / 80630
Elevation 67–164 m (220–538 ft)
(avg. 116 m or 381 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.
The church

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


Beauval is 20 miles (32 km) north of Amiens, towards Doullens, on the national road N25.


Historical population of Beauval, Somme
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 2173 2192 2206 2274 2286 2243 2155
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places and monuments[edit]

  • Magnificent church; the interior has been used as the backdrop to some French films.
  • The War Memorial

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(All French language)