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Saint-Laurent-Blangy

Saint-Laurent-Blangy
Saint-Laurent-Blangy
Saint-Laurent-Blangy

Coordinates: 50°18′11″N 2°48′13″E / 50.3031°N 2.8036°E / 50.3031; 2.8036Coordinates: 50°18′11″N 2°48′13″E / 50.3031°N 2.8036°E / 50.3031; 2.8036

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Arras-Nord
Intercommunality communauté urbaine d'Arras
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Pierre Deleury
Area
 • Land1 9.83 km2 (3.80 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 5,619
 • Population2 density 570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62753 / 62223
Elevation 50–103 m (164–338 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.

Saint-Laurent-Blangy is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

Geography

Saint-Laurent-Blangy is a light industrial suburb and river port on the northeast side of Arras, at the junction of the N50, D42 and D919 roads.

History

Joan of Arc was imprisoned here at the chateau, after her capture at Compiègne.
The town was completely destroyed during the First World War.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
3650 3752 5227 6100 5358 5578 5619
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

See also

Communes of the Pas-de-Calais department

References

  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Official website of Saint Laurent Blangy (French)
  • Bailleul Road East CWGC cemetery
  • Bailleul Road West CWGC cemetery
  • The CWGC communal cemetery
  • Saint-Laurent-Blangy on the Quid website (French)
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