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Bours, Pas-de-Calais


Coordinates: 50°27′19″N 2°24′21″E / 50.4553°N 2.4058°E / 50.4553; 2.4058Coordinates: 50°27′19″N 2°24′21″E / 50.4553°N 2.4058°E / 50.4553; 2.4058

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Heuchin
Intercommunality Pernois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernadette Noe
 • Land1 11.84 km2 (4.57 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 571
 • Population2 density 48/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62166 / 62550
Elevation 83–184 m (272–604 ft)
(avg. 171 m or 561 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.

Bours is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region in northern France.


A farming village located 20 miles (32 km) northwest of Arras on the D89 road, in the valley of the Clarence river.



  • The church of Sainte-Austreberthe, dating from the eleventh century.

  • The (restored) castle donjon, also from the eleventh century. Built of sandstone by Hugues de Bours.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Bours on the Quid website (French)
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