Humbercourt

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Humbercourt
Humbercourt is located in France
Humbercourt
Humbercourt
Coordinates: 50°12′39″N 2°27′18″E / 50.2108°N 2.455°E / 50.2108; 2.455Coordinates: 50°12′39″N 2°27′18″E / 50.2108°N 2.455°E / 50.2108; 2.455
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Doullens
Intercommunality Doullennais
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Catherine Penet-Caron
Area1 8.25 km2 (3.19 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 260
 • Density 32/km2 (82/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 80445 /80600
Elevation 95–173 m (312–568 ft)
(avg. 115 m or 377 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Humbercourt is situated on the D127 road, some 16 miles (26 km) southwest of Arras and on the border with the Pas-de-Calais département formed by the Grouches valley. To the north is the Bois de Dessus, but for the most part, the district is flat farm land.

History[edit]

Linked with the seigneurs of the House of Brimeu, whose coats of arms adorn the church porch, along with the Toison d'Or awarded to Jean De Brimeu for his services to the duke, Charles the Bold.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Humbercourt
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 352 370 327 303 295 279 260
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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