Buire-Courcelles

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Buire-Courcelles
The church in Buire-Courcelles
The church in Buire-Courcelles
Location of Buire-Courcelles
Buire-Courcelles is located in France
Buire-Courcelles
Buire-Courcelles
Buire-Courcelles is located in Hauts-de-France
Buire-Courcelles
Buire-Courcelles
Coordinates: 49°55′40″N 3°00′55″E / 49.9278°N 3.0153°E / 49.9278; 3.0153Coordinates: 49°55′40″N 3°00′55″E / 49.9278°N 3.0153°E / 49.9278; 3.0153
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementPéronne
CantonPéronne
IntercommunalityHaute Somme
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Louis Lamotte
Area
1
7.76 km2 (3.00 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
245
 • Density32/km2 (82/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80150 /80200
Elevation56–133 m (184–436 ft)
(avg. 50 m or 160 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Buire-Courcelles (Picard: Buire-Courchelle) is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated on the D199 road, some 14 miles (23 km) northeast of Saint-Quentin.

Etymology[edit]

  • Buire : Of Celtic origin, meaning 'a slope', Buire has been successively Buracum and Buiciera.
  • Courcelles Also of Celtic origin, meaning a group of houses. This hamlet was a commune before the French revolution and attached to Buire in 1794.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Buire-Courcelles
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population286302316291283284269
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.

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