Belloy-en-Santerre

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Belloy-en-Santerre
The town hall in Belloy-en-Santerre
The town hall in Belloy-en-Santerre
Location of Belloy-en-Santerre
Belloy-en-Santerre is located in France
Belloy-en-Santerre
Belloy-en-Santerre
Belloy-en-Santerre is located in Hauts-de-France
Belloy-en-Santerre
Belloy-en-Santerre
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
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementPéronne
CantonHam
IntercommunalityCC Terre de Picardie
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Bernard Lictevout
Area
1
5.49 km2 (2.12 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
154
 • Density28/km2 (73/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80080 /80200
Elevation57–86 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.

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

Geography[edit]

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.

History[edit]

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.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Belloy-en-Santerre
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population136159172169162167183
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Personalities[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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