Hallencourt

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Hallencourt
The town hall in Hallencourt
The town hall in Hallencourt
Coat of arms of Hallencourt
Coat of arms
Location of Hallencourt
Hallencourt is located in France
Hallencourt
Hallencourt
Hallencourt is located in Hauts-de-France
Hallencourt
Hallencourt
Coordinates: 49°59′32″N 1°52′41″E / 49.9922°N 1.878°E / 49.9922; 1.878Coordinates: 49°59′32″N 1°52′41″E / 49.9922°N 1.878°E / 49.9922; 1.878
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementAbbeville
CantonGamaches
IntercommunalityCA Baie de Somme
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Pierre Martin
Area
1
20.55 km2 (7.93 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,364
 • Density66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80406 /80490
Elevation35–121 m (115–397 ft)
(avg. 80 m or 260 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

Hallencourt is situated at the junction of the D21, D53 and D173 roads, some 10 miles (16 km) south of Abbeville. The commune comprises the two villages of Hallencourt and Hocquincourt.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Hallencourt
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population1350136713701407137413481404
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]

  • The war memorial
  • The Château de Beauvoir at Hocquincourt (now a private hotel)

Personalities[edit]

  • Roman Opałka, French artist of Polish ancestry, was born in Hocquincourt in 1931.
  • Édouard Louis, French writer, is from Hallencourt. He wrote his debut autobiographical novel En finir avec Eddy Bellegueule (2014, translated into English as The End of Eddy) about growing up there.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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