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Canton of Vitry-en-Artois

Canton of Vitry-en-Artois
French canton
Country France
Region Department Arrondissement Arras
Seat Vitry-en-Artois
Communes 28
Government
 • Representative Martial Stienne
Area¹
 • Total 169.31 km2 (65.37 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 26,863
 • Density 158.66/km2 (410.9/sq mi)
Cantonal code 6246
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The Canton of Vitry-en-Artois is a canton situated in the department of the Pas-de-Calais and in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of northern France.

Geography

The canton is organised around Vitry-en-Artois in the arrondissement of Arras. The altitude varies from 25m (Brebières) to 113m (Monchy-le-Preux) for an average altitude of 57m.

Composition

The canton comprises 28 communes and a total of 26,863 inhabitants (census of 1999, without double counting).

Demographic Composition
Commune Population Post Code INSEE Code
Bellonne 249 62490 62106
Biache-Saint-Vaast 3 923 62118 62128
Boiry-Notre-Dame 418 62156 62145
Brebières 4 424 62117 62173
Cagnicourt 386 62182 62192
Corbehem 2 318 62112 62240
Dury 295 62156 62280
Étaing 367 62156 62317
Éterpigny 167 62156 62319
Fresnes-lès-Montauban 499 62490 62355
Gouy-sous-Bellonne 1 258 62112 62383
Hamblain-les-Prés 483 62118 62405
Haucourt 240 62156 62414
Hendecourt-lès-Cagnicourt 286 62182 62424
Monchy-le-Preux 521 62118 62582
Noyelles-sous-Bellonne 568 62490 62627
Pelves 716 62118 62650
Plouvain 460 62118 62660
Récourt 221 62860 62697
Rémy 265 62156 62703
Riencourt-lès-Cagnicourt 279 62182 62709
Rœux 1458 62118 62718
Sailly-en-Ostrevent 647 62490 62734
Saudemont 375 62860 62782
Tortequesne 686 62490 62825
Villers-lès-Cagnicourt 212 62182 62858
Vis-en-Artois 536 62156 62864
Vitry-en-Artois 4606 62490 62865

Population

Population Evolution
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
20859 22883 25174 25707 27112 26863
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting

See also

External links

  • The canton of Vitry-en-Artois on the Insee website (French)

Notes

Coordinates: 50°16′36″N 2°58′51″E / 50.27667°N 2.98083°E / 50.27667; 2.98083

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