Bus-lès-Artois

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Bus-lès-Artois
Commune
The church in Bus-lès-Artois
The church in Bus-lès-Artois
Bus-lès-Artois is located in France
Bus-lès-Artois
Bus-lès-Artois
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Bus-lès-Artois is located in Hauts-de-France
Bus-lès-Artois
Bus-lès-Artois
Coordinates: 50°06′15″N 2°32′32″E / 50.1042°N 2.5422°E / 50.1042; 2.5422Coordinates: 50°06′15″N 2°32′32″E / 50.1042°N 2.5422°E / 50.1042; 2.5422
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementPéronne
CantonAlbert
IntercommunalityPays du Coquelicot
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Philippe Rouvillain
Area16.74 km2 (2.60 sq mi)
Population (2010)2147
 • Density22/km2 (56/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code80153 /80560
Elevation108–153 m (354–502 ft)
(avg. 140 m or 460 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.

Bus-lès-Artois is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated on the D176 road, some 48 kilometres (30 mi) northeast of Amiens.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Bus-lès-Artois
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population172193158135135146147
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

  • Church of Saint Pierre, constructed over several centuries, restored in 1804.
  • Château de 1848, built on the site of an old fort, to the north of the church.
  • The playing area of the Picard sport ‘fr:ballon au poing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]