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Coordinates: 49°53′20″N 2°51′22″E / 49.889°N 2.8561°E / 49.889; 2.8561

Commune of Belloy-en-Santerre

Location
Belloy-en-Santerre is located in France
Belloy-en-Santerre
Administration
Country France
Region Picardie
Department Somme
Arrondissement Péronne
Canton Chaulnes
Intercommunality Haute Picardie
Mayor Bernard Lictevout
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 57–86 m (187–282 ft)
(avg. 76 m/249 ft)
Land area1 5.49 km2 (2.12 sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 80080/ 80200
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Belloy-en-Santerre is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

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Geography

The commune is situated on the D79 road, about 1 mile (2 km) from the junction of the A1 autoroute and the N29, some 30 miles (48 km) east of Amiens.

History

An aerial photograph taken in 1967 shows the outline of a large, rectangular, south-facing Gallo-Roman villa on the site of present-day Belloy.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
136 159 172 169 162 167 183
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Personalities

Alan Seeger, American poet, who had joined the French Foreign Legion, died here during the Battle of the Somme in 1916.

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