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Title: Sainte-Catherine-lès-Arras  
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Subject: Sainte-Catherine, Arrondissement of Arras, Ludovic Delporte, Mathieu Assou-Ekotto, Urban Community of Arras, Nando de Colo
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Coordinates: 50°18′28″N 2°45′50″E / 50.3078°N 2.7639°E / 50.3078; 2.7639Coordinates: 50°18′28″N 2°45′50″E / 50.3078°N 2.7639°E / 50.3078; 2.7639

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Dainville
Intercommunality Communauté urbaine d'Arras
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André Bouzigues
 • Land1 4.4 km2 (1.7 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 3,447
 • Population2 density 780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62744 / 62223
Elevation 53–105 m (174–344 ft)
(avg. 57 m or 187 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.

Sainte-Catherine-lès-Arras is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.


Sainte-Catherine-lès-Arras is a large suburb, just 1 mile (1.6 km) north of the centre of Arras, at the junction of the D264 and D63 roads.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
1629 2105 2438 3203 3132 3017 3447
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

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

See also

Communes of the Pas-de-Calais department


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Official website of Sainte-Catherine (French)
  • Sainte-Catherine on the Quid website (French)
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