Dernancourt

Dernancourt is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Dernancourt
The town hall in Dernancourt
The town hall in Dernancourt
Location of Dernancourt
Dernancourt is located in France
Dernancourt
Dernancourt
Dernancourt is located in Hauts-de-France
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
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentSomme
ArrondissementPéronne
CantonAlbert
IntercommunalityPays du Coquelicot
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Pierre Lequeux
Area
1
6.63 km2 (2.56 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
540
 • Density81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
80238 /80300
Elevation39–107 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.

GeographyEdit

Dernancourt is situated on the D52 road, some 30 km (19 mi) northeast of Amiens.

PopulationEdit

Historical population of Dernancourt
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population305345401501472437454
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places and monumentsEdit

The commune was considerably affected by World War I. The First and Second Battles of Dernancourt were fought there. 127 Commonwealth soldiers are buried in the Dernancourt Communal Cemetery and 2167 are buried in the Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension.[2][3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Dernancourt Communal Cemetery". Commonwealth War Graves. Retrieved 19 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension". Commonwealth War Graves. Retrieved 19 January 2018.

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