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Subject: Arrondissement of Arras, Communauté de communes du Saint-Polois
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Coordinates: 50°24′46″N 2°18′02″E / 50.4128°N 2.3006°E / 50.4128; 2.3006Coordinates: 50°24′46″N 2°18′02″E / 50.4128°N 2.3006°E / 50.4128; 2.3006

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Saint-Pol-sur-Ternoise
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Saint-Polois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christian Buissart
 • Land1 4.81 km2 (1.86 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 218
 • Population2 density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62883 / 62130
Elevation 67–126 m (220–413 ft)
(avg. 47 m or 154 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.

Wavrans-sur-Ternoise is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.


Wavrans-sur-Ternoise is situated some 28 miles (45.1 km) northwest of Arras, at the junction of the D343 and the D99 roads, on the banks of the river Ternoise.


Historical population of Wavrans-sur-Ternoise
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 218231206200177201218
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.Martin, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • An eighteenth-century farmhouse.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Wavrans-sur-Ternoise on the Quid website (French)
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