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Title: Bus-lès-Artois  
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Subject: Communes of the Somme department, Arrondissement of Amiens
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Coordinates: 50°06′15″N 2°32′32″E / 50.1042°N 2.5422°E / 50.1042; 2.5422Coordinates: 50°06′15″N 2°32′32″E / 50.1042°N 2.5422°E / 50.1042; 2.5422

Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Acheux-en-Amiénois
Intercommunality Pays du Coquelicot
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Philippe Rouvillain
 • Land1 6.74 km2 (2.60 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Population2 147
 • Population2 density 22/km2 (56/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80153 / 80560
Elevation 108–153 m (354–502 ft)
(avg. 140 m or 460 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.

Bus-lès-Artois is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.


The commune is situated on the D176 road, some 30 miles (48 km) northeast of Amiens.


Historical population of Bus-lès-Artois
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 172193158135135146147
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest

  • Church of Saint Pierre, constructed over several centuries, restored in 1804.
  • Château de 1848, built on the site of an old fort, to the north of the church.
  • The playing area of the Picard sport ‘fr:ballon au poing

See also



External links

  • Bus-lès-Artois on the Quid site (French)
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