Biefvillers-lès-Bapaume

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Biefvillers-lès-Bapaume
Biefvillers-lès-Bapaume is located in France
Biefvillers-lès-Bapaume
Biefvillers-lès-Bapaume
Coordinates: 50°06′57″N 2°49′28″E / 50.1158°N 2.8244°E / 50.1158; 2.8244Coordinates: 50°06′57″N 2°49′28″E / 50.1158°N 2.8244°E / 50.1158; 2.8244
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Bapaume
Intercommunality Région de Bapaume
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Véronique Thiébaut
Area1 4.04 km2 (1.56 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 111
 • Density 27/km2 (71/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62129 / 62450
Elevation 102–128 m (335–420 ft)
(avg. 122 m or 400 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.

Biefvillers-lès-Bapaume is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

Biefvillers-lès-Bapaume is a small farming village located just outside Bapaume and 12 miles (19 km) south of Arras. It was within the theatre of operations of the Battle of Bapaume, during the Franco-Prussian War.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 110 —    
1968 113 +2.7%
1975 88 −22.1%
1982 90 +2.3%
1990 86 −4.4%
1999 82 −4.7%
2009 111 +35.4%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Vaast, rebuilt, as was much of the village, after the ravages of World War I.

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