Dernancourt (French pronunciation: ​[dɛʁnɑ̃kuʁ]; Picard: Dèrnincourt) 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 (2020–2026) Sylvain Lequeux[1]
Area
1
6.63 km2 (2.56 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
564
 • Density85/km2 (220/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
YearPop.±% p.a.
1968 345—    
1975 401+2.17%
1982 501+3.23%
1990 472−0.74%
1999 437−0.85%
2007 442+0.14%
2012 440−0.09%
2017 540+4.18%
Source: INSEE[3]

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.[4][5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE
  4. ^ "Dernancourt Communal Cemetery". Commonwealth War Graves. Retrieved 19 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension". Commonwealth War Graves. Retrieved 19 January 2018.

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