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Vélu

Vélu
Vélu
Vélu

Coordinates: 50°06′25″N 2°58′23″E / 50.1069°N 2.9731°E / 50.1069; 2.9731Coordinates: 50°06′25″N 2°58′23″E / 50.1069°N 2.9731°E / 50.1069; 2.9731

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Bertincourt
Intercommunality Canton of Bertincourt
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Lucien Rzepkowski
Area
 • Land1 3.14 km2 (1.21 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 132
 • Population2 density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62840 / 62124
Elevation 96–124 m (315–407 ft)
(avg. 112 m or 367 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.

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

Geography

Vélu is situated some 20 miles (32.2 km) southeast of Arras, at the junction of the D18 and the D18E roads.

Population

Historical population of Vélu
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 183187134138130136132
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.Amand, rebuilt, along with much of the village, after World War I.

See also

References

  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Vélu on the Quid website (French)
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