Bellicourt

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Bellicourt
Commune
St. Quentin Canal
St. Quentin Canal
Bellicourt is located in France
Bellicourt
Bellicourt
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Bellicourt is located in Hauts-de-France
Bellicourt
Bellicourt
Coordinates: 49°57′42″N 3°14′12″E / 49.9617°N 3.2367°E / 49.9617; 3.2367Coordinates: 49°57′42″N 3°14′12″E / 49.9617°N 3.2367°E / 49.9617; 3.2367
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Aisne
Arrondissement Saint-Quentin
Canton Bohain-en-Vermandois
Intercommunality Pays du Vermandois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marcel Leclere
Area1 9.77 km2 (3.77 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 632
 • Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 02065 /02420
Elevation 94–194 m (308–636 ft)
(avg. 132 m or 433 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.

Bellicourt is a commune in the department of Aisne in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

It lies on the N44 road between Cambrai and Saint-Quentin and over the principal tunnel of the St. Quentin Canal.

It was the site of numerous intense combat actions and battles during World War I.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962609—    
1968624+2.5%
1975607−2.7%
1982640+5.4%
1990664+3.8%
1999680+2.4%
2008638−6.2%
2012632−0.9%

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