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Subject: Battle of Arras (1917), Arrondissement of Arras
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Coordinates: 50°21′49″N 2°52′19″E / 50.3636°N 2.8719°E / 50.3636; 2.8719Coordinates: 50°21′49″N 2°52′19″E / 50.3636°N 2.8719°E / 50.3636; 2.8719

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Vimy
Intercommunality Osartis
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Norbert Grobelny
 • Land1 6.27 km2 (2.42 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 829
 • Population2 density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62039 / 62580
Elevation 50–75 m (164–246 ft)
(avg. 69 m or 226 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 without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Arleux-en-Gohelle is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in northern France.


A village located 7 miles (12 km) north-east of Arras at the junction of the N919 and D50 roads.


The commune name first appears in 1119 as Haluth. The village was all but destroyed during World War I.



  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the twentieth century.
  • The World War I cemetery.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission - Arleux-en-Gohelle (Orchard Dump)
  • Arleux-en-Gohelle on the Quid website (French)
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