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St. Quentin Canal
St. Quentin Canal
Bellicourt is located in France
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Aisne
Arrondissement Saint-Quentin
Canton Le Catelet
Intercommunality Pays du Vermandois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marcel Leclere
Area1 9.77 km2 (3.77 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 632
 • Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 02065 / 02420
Elevation 94–194 m (308–636 ft)
(avg. 132 m or 433 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.

Bellicourt is a commune in the department of Aisne in Picardy in northern France.

It lies on the N44 road between Cambrai and Saint-Quentin and over the principal tunnel of the St. Quentin Canal.

It was the site of numerous intense combat actions and battles during World War I.


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