Azincourt

Azincourt (French pronunciation: [azɛ̃kuʁ]), historically known in English as Agincourt (/ˈæɪnkɔːr(t)/ AJ-in-kor(t)), is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in northern France. It is situated 12 miles (19 kilometres) north-west of Saint-Pol-sur-Ternoise on the D71 road between Hesdin and Fruges

Azincourt
Site of the battle of Agincourt
Location of Azincourt
Azincourt
Azincourt
Coordinates: 50°28′N 2°08′E
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementMontreuil
CantonAuxi-le-Château
IntercommunalitySept Vallées
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Nicolas Poclet
Area
1
8.46 km2 (3.27 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
308
  Density36/km2 (94/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62066 /62310
Elevation100–142 m (328–466 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

The Late Medieval Battle of Agincourt between the English and the French took place in the commune in 1415.


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