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Beaurainville is locatit in Fraunce
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Beaurainville is locatit in Hauts-de-France
Coordinates: 50°25′32″N 1°53′56″E / 50.4256°N 1.8989°E / 50.4256; 1.8989Coordinates: 50°25′32″N 1°53′56″E / 50.4256°N 1.8989°E / 50.4256; 1.8989
Kintra Fraunce
Region Hauts-de-France
Depairtment Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Montreuil
Canton Campagne-lès-Hesdin
Intercommunality Val de Canche et d'Authie]
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Ghislain Tétard
Area1 13.09 km2 (5.05 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 1,923
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62100 /62990
Elevation 9–102 m (30–335 ft)
(avg. 16 m or 52 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 withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

Beaurainville is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais depaurtment in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region in northren Fraunce.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Beaurainville is a sma toun situatit some 6 miles (10 km) sootheast o Montreuil-sur-Mer, on the D130 road an on the banks o the river Canche.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 1064, twa years afore the Battle o Hastings, Harold Godwinson, then Earl o Wessex, wis shipwreckit on the shores o Ponthieu an captured bi Guy I, Coont o Ponthieu(d.1100) who teuk him tae his castle o Beaurain, situatit 24 1/2 km up the River Canche frae the Inglis Channel coast, (nou Le Touquet), as the Bayeux Tapestry relates: HIC APPREHENDIT WIDO HAROLDUM ET DUXIT EUM AD BELREM ET IBI EUM TENUIT ("Here Guy seisit Harold an led him tae Beaurain an held him thare"). Duke William o Normandy demandit the release o the earl, an Coont Guy delivered Harold Godwinson up efter being paid a ransom for him.

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,406 —    
1968 1,566 +11.4%
1975 1,909 +21.9%
1982 1,976 +3.5%
1990 2,093 +5.9%
1999 1,994 −4.7%
2009 1,923 −3.6%

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The kintraside at Beaurainville

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