Dernancourt

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Dernancourt
Commune
The town hall in Dernancourt
The town hall in Dernancourt
Dernancourt is located in France
Dernancourt
Dernancourt
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Dernancourt is located in Hauts-de-France
Dernancourt
Dernancourt
Coordinates: 49°58′29″N 2°37′54″E / 49.9747°N 2.6317°E / 49.9747; 2.6317Coordinates: 49°58′29″N 2°37′54″E / 49.9747°N 2.6317°E / 49.9747; 2.6317
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementPéronne
CantonAlbert
IntercommunalityPays du Coquelicot
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Pierre Lequeux
Area16.63 km2 (2.56 sq mi)
Population (2006)2454
 • Density68/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code80238 /80300
Elevation39–107 m (128–351 ft)
(avg. 46 m or 151 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.

Dernancourt is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Geography[edit]

Dernancourt is situated on the D52 road, some 30 km (19 mi) northeast of Amiens.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Dernancourt
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population305345401501472437454
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places and monuments[edit]

The commune was considerably affected by World War I. The First and Second Battles of Dernancourt were fought there. 127 Commonwealth soldiers are buried in the Dernancourt Communal Cemetery and 2167 are buried in the Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension.[1][2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dernancourt Communal Cemetery". Commonwealth War Graves. Retrieved 19 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension". Commonwealth War Graves. Retrieved 19 January 2018.

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