Bichancourt

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Bichancourt
Commune
The town hall of Bichancourt
The town hall of Bichancourt
Bichancourt is located in France
Bichancourt
Bichancourt
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Bichancourt is located in Hauts-de-France
Bichancourt
Bichancourt
Coordinates: 49°34′49″N 3°12′55″E / 49.5803°N 3.2153°E / 49.5803; 3.2153Coordinates: 49°34′49″N 3°12′55″E / 49.5803°N 3.2153°E / 49.5803; 3.2153
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Aisne
Arrondissement Laon
Canton Vic-sur-Aisne
Intercommunality Val de l'Ailette
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Decool
Area1 7.73 km2 (2.98 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 999
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 02086 /02300
Elevation 41–67 m (135–220 ft)
(avg. 61 m or 200 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The river Oise forms part of the commune's northern border; one of its tributaries, the Ailette, forms all of the commune's southwestern border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962812—    
1968768−5.4%
1975756−1.6%
1982924+22.2%
1990902−2.4%
1999941+4.3%
2008999+6.2%

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