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Belloy-en-Santerre is located in France
Coordinates: 49°53′20″N 2°51′22″E / 49.889°N 2.8561°E / 49.889; 2.8561Coordinates: 49°53′20″N 2°51′22″E / 49.889°N 2.8561°E / 49.889; 2.8561
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Somme
Arrondissement Péronne
Canton Ham
Intercommunality CC Terre de Picardie
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Bernard Lictevout
Area1 5.49 km2 (2.12 sq mi)
Population (2010)2 166
 • Density 30/km2 (78/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 80080 /80200
Elevation 57–86 m (187–282 ft)
(avg. 76 m or 249 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.

Belloy-en-Santerre is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.


The commune is situated on the D79 road, about 1 mile (2 km) from the junction of the A1 autoroute and the N29, some 30 miles (48 km) east of Amiens.


An aerial photograph taken in 1967 shows the outline of a large, rectangular, south-facing Gallo-Roman villa on the site of present-day Belloy.


Historical population of Belloy-en-Santerre
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 136 159 172 169 162 167 183
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.


Alan Seeger, American poet, who had joined the French Foreign Legion, died here during the Battle of the Somme in 1916.

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