Bazentin (French pronunciation: ​[bazɑ̃tɛ̃]) is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Bazentin
Lamarck's memorial
Lamarck's memorial
Coat of arms of Bazentin
Location of Bazentin
Bazentin is located in France
Bazentin
Bazentin
Bazentin is located in Hauts-de-France
Bazentin
Bazentin
Coordinates: 50°01′52″N 2°45′50″E / 50.031°N 2.7639°E / 50.031; 2.7639Coordinates: 50°01′52″N 2°45′50″E / 50.031°N 2.7639°E / 50.031; 2.7639
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementPéronne
CantonAlbert
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes du Pays du Coquelicot
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jean-Luc Fourdinier[1]
Area
1
5.1 km2 (2.0 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
77
 • Density15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80059 /80300
Elevation94–159 m (308–522 ft)
(avg. 90 m or 300 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

Situated between Amiens to the southwest and Arras to the north, on the D73 road.

PopulationEdit

Historical population of Bazentin
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population981148274707768
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

HistoryEdit

  • 1914–1918: The village, in the middle of the war zone, was completely destroyed.

Places and monumentsEdit

PeopleEdit

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.

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