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Troisvaux

Troisvaux
Troisvaux
Troisvaux

Coordinates: 50°24′09″N 2°20′37″E / 50.4025°N 2.3436°E / 50.4025; 2.3436Coordinates: 50°24′09″N 2°20′37″E / 50.4025°N 2.3436°E / 50.4025; 2.3436

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Saint-Pol-sur-Ternoise
Intercommunality Saint-Polois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Charles Torchy
Area
 • Land1 6.18 km2 (2.39 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 302
 • Population2 density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62831 / 62130
Elevation 85–157 m (279–515 ft)
(avg. 144 m or 472 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.

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

Geography

Troisvaux lies north of St.Pol, 21 miles (33.8 km) west of Arras, on the D87 road.

Population

Historical population of Troisvaux
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 247257265265294296302
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 trappist abbey of Belval
  • The church of St.Vaast, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The church of St.Jude & St.Simon, dating from the nineteenth century.

See also

References

  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • The Abbey of Belval at Troisvaux (French)
  • The CWGC communal cemetery
  • Troisvaux on the Quid website (French)
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