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Buire Courcelles

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Country  France
Department  Somme
Intercommunality  Haute Somme
Area  7.76 km²
Population  284 (1999)
Region  Hauts-de-France
Canton  Péronne
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Local time  Monday 10:37 AM
Arrondissement  Péronne
Buire-Courcelles
Weather  7°C, Wind SW at 14 km/h, 85% Humidity

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

Contents

Map of 80200 Buire-Courcelles, France

Geography

The commune is situated on the D199 road, some 14 miles (23 km) northeast of Saint-Quentin.

Etymology

  • Buire : Of Celtic origin, meaning 'a slope', Buire has been successively Buracum and Buiciera.
  • Courcelles Also of Celtic origin, meaning a group of houses. This hamlet was a commune before the French revolution and attached to Buire in 1794.
  • References

    Buire-Courcelles Wikipedia


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