Bouchoir

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Bouchoir
Location of Bouchoir
Bouchoir is located in France
Bouchoir
Bouchoir
Bouchoir is located in Hauts-de-France
Bouchoir
Bouchoir
Coordinates: 49°44′57″N 2°40′28″E / 49.7492°N 2.6744°E / 49.7492; 2.6744Coordinates: 49°44′57″N 2°40′28″E / 49.7492°N 2.6744°E / 49.7492; 2.6744
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementPéronne
CantonMoreuil
IntercommunalityCC Terre de Picardie
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Pierre Pitavy
Area
1
5.88 km2 (2.27 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
308
 • Density52/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80116 /80910
Elevation96–106 m (315–348 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Bouchoir is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Geography[edit]

Bouchoir is situated on the D329 junction with the D934 road, some 22 miles (35 km) southwest of Amiens.

History[edit]

The village of Bouchoir passed into German hands on 27 March 1918 but was recovered by the 8th Canadian Infantry Brigade on 9 August 1918. The New British Cemetery was created just after Armistice to bury the dead from villages south of Bouchoir and the battlefields around it. It contains 763 burials from the First World War and was designed by Sir Herbert Baker.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Bouchoir
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population293295195201222226276
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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References[edit]

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

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