Bucquoy

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Bucquoy
Commune
The centre of Bucquoy
The centre of Bucquoy
Coat of arms of Bucquoy
Coat of arms
Bucquoy is located in France
Bucquoy
Bucquoy
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Bucquoy is located in Hauts-de-France
Bucquoy
Bucquoy
Coordinates: 50°08′27″N 2°42′34″E / 50.1408°N 2.7094°E / 50.1408; 2.7094Coordinates: 50°08′27″N 2°42′34″E / 50.1408°N 2.7094°E / 50.1408; 2.7094
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Bapaume
Intercommunality CC Sud-Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Colle
Area1 20.8 km2 (8.0 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 1,567
 • Density 75/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62181 /62116
Elevation 105–154 m (344–505 ft)
(avg. 124 m or 407 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.

Bucquoy is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region in northern France.

History The grounds, property of the Lords of Bucquoy, became a county in 1666 by request of Charles II.

Geography[edit]

A farming village located 12 miles (19 km) south of Arras on the D919 road, at the junction with the D8.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,320 —    
1968 1,344 +1.8%
1975 1,307 −2.8%
1982 1,253 −4.1%
1990 1,243 −0.8%
1999 1,218 −2.0%
2009 1,467 +20.4%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Pierre, rebuilt, like most of the village, after destruction during World War I,
  • The ruins of a 13th-century château.
  • Queens Cemetery, Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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