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Coordinates: 50°03′56″N 2°59′37″E / 50.0656°N 2.9936°E / 50.0656; 2.9936Coordinates: 50°03′56″N 2°59′37″E / 50.0656°N 2.9936°E / 50.0656; 2.9936

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Bertincourt
Intercommunality Canton of Bertincourt
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Henri Bassez
 • Land1 4.26 km2 (1.64 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 415
 • Population2 density 97/km2 (250/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62909 / 62124
Elevation 94–133 m (308–436 ft)
(avg. 120 m or 390 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.

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


Ytres is a farming village located 20 miles (32 km) southeast of Arras, at the junction of the D7, D19 and D18E roads. It was completely rebuilt after being destroyed during World War I. The A2 autoroute passes by on the north of the commune. The Canal du Nord, built between 1911 and 1914, passes by to the south.


Historical population of Ytres
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 438442396354361393415
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. Pierre dating from the twentieth century.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Ytres on the Quid website (French)
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