Lebucquière

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Lebucquière
Commune
The church and monument to the dead of Lebucquière
The church and monument to the dead of Lebucquière
Coat of arms of Lebucquière
Coat of arms
Lebucquière is located in France
Lebucquière
Lebucquière
Coordinates: 50°06′47″N 2°58′01″E / 50.1131°N 2.9669°E / 50.1131; 2.9669Coordinates: 50°06′47″N 2°58′01″E / 50.1131°N 2.9669°E / 50.1131; 2.9669
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Bapaume
Intercommunality CC Sud-Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André Milluy
Area1 4.75 km2 (1.83 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 233
 • Density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62493 /62124
Elevation 101–127 m (331–417 ft)
(avg. 112 m or 367 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.

Lebucquière is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated 18 miles (29 km) southeast of Arras, on the D18 road.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Lebucquière
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 301 303 282 253 251 231 233
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 church of St.Jacques, rebuilt along with the rest of the village, following World War I.
  • The Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery.
  • The building across from the green in Lebucquière used to have the text "CAFE DE LA PLACE" written on it when it was a cafe. When the building became residential, the text was changed to "FACE A LA PLACE."
  • The house directly in front of the green of Lebucquière was the home of Christian Carion, a famous French director.

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