Bucquoy

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Bucquoy
The centre of Bucquoy
The centre of Bucquoy
Coat of arms of Bucquoy
Coat of arms
Location of Bucquoy
Bucquoy is located in France
Bucquoy
Bucquoy
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
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementArras
CantonBapaume
IntercommunalityCC Sud-Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Colle
Area
1
20.8 km2 (8.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,557
 • Density75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62181 /62116
Elevation105–154 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.

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
YearPop.±%
19621,320—    
19681,344+1.8%
19751,307−2.8%
19821,253−4.1%
19901,243−0.8%
19991,218−2.0%
20091,467+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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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