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Coordinates: 50°10′53″N 2°39′27″E / 50.1814°N 2.6575°E / 50.1814; 2.6575Coordinates: 50°10′53″N 2°39′27″E / 50.1814°N 2.6575°E / 50.1814; 2.6575

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Beaumetz-lès-Loges
Intercommunality Vertes vallées
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Raymond Przybylski
 • Land1 10.98 km2 (4.24 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 518
 • Population2 density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62579 / 62111
Elevation 118–161 m (387–528 ft)
(avg. 132 m or 433 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.

Monchy-au-Bois is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.


Monchy-au-Bois is situated 10 miles (16 km) south-southwest of Arras, at the junction of the D3 and the D2 roads.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
470 473 449 420 455 483 518
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The church of St.Pierre, rebuilt along with much of the village, after World War I.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Website of the commune of Monchy-au-Bois
  • Monchy-au-Bois on the Quid website (French)
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