Hallencourt

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Hallencourt
Commune
The town hall in Hallencourt
The town hall in Hallencourt
Coat of arms of Hallencourt
Coat of arms
Hallencourt is located in France
Hallencourt
Hallencourt
Location within Hauts-de-France region
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
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Somme
Arrondissement Abbeville
Canton Gamaches
Intercommunality CA Baie de Somme
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Pierre Martin
Area1 20.55 km2 (7.93 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,404
 • Density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 80406 /80490
Elevation 35–121 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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 origin was born in Hocquincourt in 1931.
  • Edouard Louis, French writer, is from Hallencourt and wrote his debut "En finir avec Eddy Bellegueule" about growing up there

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