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Bettencourt-Rivière is located in France
Coordinates: 49°59′52″N 1°58′41″E / 49.9978°N 1.9781°E / 49.9978; 1.9781Coordinates: 49°59′52″N 1°58′41″E / 49.9978°N 1.9781°E / 49.9978; 1.9781
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Molliens-Dreuil
Intercommunality Région d'Hallencourt
 • Mayor (2001–2008) René Drouvin
Area1 7.38 km2 (2.85 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 226
 • Density 31/km2 (79/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 80099 / 80270
Elevation 11–94 m (36–308 ft)
(avg. 20 m or 66 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.

Bettencourt-Rivière is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.


The commune is situated on the D216 road, some 15 miles (24 km) southeast of Abbeville. The commune is made up of two villages: Bettencourt to the west, on the left bank of the small river Airaines and Rivière to the east, on the right bank of the river.


Historical population of Bettencourt-Rivière
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 166 183 168 161 200 212 226
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

  • Bettencourt church
  • Rivière church
Rivière church

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