Bouzincourt

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Bouzincourt
The church in Bouzincourt
The church in Bouzincourt
Location of Bouzincourt
Bouzincourt is located in France
Bouzincourt
Bouzincourt
Bouzincourt is located in Hauts-de-France
Bouzincourt
Bouzincourt
Coordinates: 50°01′38″N 2°36′45″E / 50.0272°N 2.6125°E / 50.0272; 2.6125Coordinates: 50°01′38″N 2°36′45″E / 50.0272°N 2.6125°E / 50.0272; 2.6125
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementPéronne
CantonAlbert
IntercommunalityPays du Coquelicot
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Michel Thorelle
Area
1
8.11 km2 (3.13 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
572
 • Density71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80129 /80300
Elevation67–134 m (220–440 ft)
(avg. 106 m or 348 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

The name Bouzincourt is derived from the words for forest (bosquet) and the typical Picardy village suffix '-court' . It was therefore a wooded village.

Geography[edit]

Bouzincourt is situated on the junction of the D938 and D20 roads, some 18 miles (29 km) northeast of Amiens.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St. Honore was destroyed during World War I but reconstructed in 1920 in the shape of a bullet. The tower is 36m high.
  • The stained-glass windows were restored by l'École de Nancy, and are worthy of attention.
  • The ‘muches’, man-made tunnels where the population hid during times of war.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Bouzincourt
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population543564537580535511519
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

(All French language)