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Dernancourt

Not to be confused with Dernancourt, South Australia.
Dernancourt
Dernancourt
Dernancourt

Coordinates: 49°58′29″N 2°37′54″E / 49.9747°N 2.6317°E / 49.9747; 2.6317Coordinates: 49°58′29″N 2°37′54″E / 49.9747°N 2.6317°E / 49.9747; 2.6317

Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Péronne
Canton Albert
Intercommunality Pays du Coquelicot
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Pierre Lequeux
Area
 • Land1 6.63 km2 (2.56 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 454
 • Population2 density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80238 / 80300
Elevation 39–107 m (128–351 ft)
(avg. 46 m or 151 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.

Dernancourt is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

Geography

Dernancourt is situated on the D52 road, some 18 miles (29 km) northeast of Amiens.

Population

Historical population of Dernancourt
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 305345401501472437454
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places and monuments

The commune was considerably affected by World War I. 2131 Commonwealth soldiers are buried in the military cemetery here

See also

References

  • INSEE

External links

  • The Commonwealth cemetery
  • South Africans buried in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
  • Dernancourt on the Quid website (French)
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