The centre of Bucquoy
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Pierre Colle|
|Area1||20.8 km2 (8.0 sq mi)|
|• 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.
History The grounds, property of the Lords of Bucquoy, became a county in 1666 by request of Charles II.
A farming village located 12 miles (19 km) south of Arras on the D919 road, at the junction with the D8.
- 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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