Place:Bouchain, Nord, France

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NameBouchain
TypeCommune
Coordinates50.283°N 3.333°E
Located inNord, France
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Bouchain is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

It lies halfway between Cambrai and Valenciennes. Bouchain, seat of the early medieval County of Ostrevent, was taken by Arnulf I, Count of Flanders, in the 10th century and eventually subsumed into the County of Hainaut.

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