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Coordinates: 50°15′24″N 2°33′52″E / 50.2567°N 2.5644°E / 50.2567; 2.5644Coordinates: 50°15′24″N 2°33′52″E / 50.2567°N 2.5644°E / 50.2567; 2.5644

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Beaumetz-lès-Loges
Intercommunality Vertes vallées
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Ludovic de Fosseux
 • Land1 5.43 km2 (2.10 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 143
 • Population2 density 26/km2 (68/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62347 / 62810
Elevation 96–161 m (315–528 ft)
(avg. 134 m or 440 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.

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


A small farming village situated 12 miles (19.3 km) southwest of Arras, at the junction of the D59 and the D66 roads.


Historical population of Fosseux
Year 196219681975198219901999
Population 131143136134146143
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.Nicholas, dating from the seventeenth century.
  • The eighteenth-century chateau.
  • Traces of an old castle.
  • A 400-year-old tree.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Fosseux on the Quid website (French)
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