Beaufort-Blavincourt

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Beaufort-Blavincourt
Commune
The main road of Beaufort-Blavincourt
The main road of Beaufort-Blavincourt
Coat of arms of Beaufort-Blavincourt
Coat of arms
Beaufort-Blavincourt is located in France
Beaufort-Blavincourt
Beaufort-Blavincourt
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Beaufort-Blavincourt is located in Hauts-de-France
Beaufort-Blavincourt
Beaufort-Blavincourt
Coordinates: 50°16′48″N 2°29′57″E / 50.28°N 2.4992°E / 50.28; 2.4992Coordinates: 50°16′48″N 2°29′57″E / 50.28°N 2.4992°E / 50.28; 2.4992
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Avesnes-le-Comte
Intercommunality CC Campagnes de l'Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Serge Duez
Area1 7.98 km2 (3.08 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 430
 • Density 54/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 62092 /62810
Elevation 118–158 m (387–518 ft)
(avg. 152 m or 499 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.

Beaufort-Blavincourt (French pronunciation: ​[bofɔʁ blavɛ̃kuʁ]) is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region in northern France.

Geography

A farming village located 13 miles (21 km) west of Arras on the D78 road.

Population

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 309 —    
1968 319 +3.2%
1975 300 −6.0%
1982 355 +18.3%
1990 394 +11.0%
1999 386 −2.0%
2009 430 +11.4%

Sights

  • The church of the Holy Trinity at Beaufort, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The church of St. Pierre at Blavincourt, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • Vestiges of a castle and a feudal motte.

See also

References

  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Beaufort-Blavincourt on the Quid website (in French)


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