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Coordinates: 50°10′30″N 2°44′02″E / 50.175°N 2.7339°E / 50.175; 2.7339Coordinates: 50°10′30″N 2°44′02″E / 50.175°N 2.7339°E / 50.175; 2.7339

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Croisilles
Intercommunality Sud Arrageois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Yves Maréchal
 • Land1 5.15 km2 (1.99 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 313
 • Population2 density 61/km2 (160/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62068 / 62116
Elevation 97–139 m (318–456 ft)
(avg. 102 m or 335 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.

Ayette is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in northern France.


A farming village located 9 miles (14 km) south of Arras at the junction of the D7 and D919 roads.



  • The church of St. Libaire, rebuilt after 1918, along with the rest of the village.
  • The British Commonwealth war cemetery.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • The CWGC war cemetery at Ayette
  • Ayette on the Quid website (French)
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