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Duisans

Duisans

Château de Duisans

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Duisans
Duisans

Coordinates: 50°18′30″N 2°41′07″E / 50.3083°N 2.6853°E / 50.3083; 2.6853Coordinates: 50°18′30″N 2°41′07″E / 50.3083°N 2.6853°E / 50.3083; 2.6853

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Beaumetz-lès-Loges
Intercommunality Val de Gy
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Éric Poulain
Area
 • Land1 10.72 km2 (4.14 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 1,091
 • Population2 density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62279 / 62161
Elevation 56–107 m (184–351 ft)
(avg. 68 m or 223 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.

Duisans is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

Geography

A farming village 5 miles (8.0 km) northwest of Arras at the junction of the D55 and D56 roads. The small river Gy, a tributary of the Scarpe river, flows through the village.

Population

Historical population of Duisans
Year 196219681975198219901999
Population 66971688199310221091
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest

  • The church of St.Leger, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The eighteenth-century chateau, built by Antoine-Guillaume Dubois de Hanovre.
  • Two 17th-century chapels.


See also

References

  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Website of the château de Duisans (French)
  • Duisans on the Quid website (French)
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