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Coordinates: 50°08′20″N 2°57′22″E / 50.1389°N 2.9561°E / 50.1389; 2.9561Coordinates: 50°08′20″N 2°57′22″E / 50.1389°N 2.9561°E / 50.1389; 2.9561

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Bertincourt
Intercommunality Canton of Bertincourt
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Evelyne Dromart
 • Land1 6.64 km2 (2.56 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 182
 • Population2 density 27/km2 (71/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62591 / 62124
Elevation 85–117 m (279–384 ft)
(avg. 93 m or 305 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.

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


Morchies is situated 17 miles (27 km) southeast of Arras, on the D18 road.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
195 227 252 201 174 189 182
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • The CWGC British cemetery
  • The CWGC Australian cemetery
  • The CWGC Communal cemetery
  • Morchies on the Quid website (French)
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