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Villers-Sir-Simon

Villers-Sir-Simon
Villers-Sir-Simon
Villers-Sir-Simon

Coordinates: 50°19′06″N 2°29′34″E / 50.3183°N 2.4928°E / 50.3183; 2.4928Coordinates: 50°19′06″N 2°29′34″E / 50.3183°N 2.4928°E / 50.3183; 2.4928

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Aubigny-en-Artois
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de l'Atrébatie
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Xavier Normand
Area
 • Land1 2.47 km2 (0.95 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 135
 • Population2 density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62860 / 62127
Elevation 119–136 m (390–446 ft)
(avg. 128 m or 420 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.

Villers-Sir-Simon is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

Geography

Villers-Sir-Simon is situated some 18 miles (29.0 km) west of Arras, at the junction of the D77 and D54 roads.

Population

Historical population of Villers-Sir-Simon
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 10512599114120121135
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest


  • Commemorative stone to the American aviators who died when their plane crashed nearby on the 27th August 1943.
  • The church of St.Eloi, dating from the nineteenth century.

See also

References

  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Official website of the Communauté de communes (French)
  • Villers-Sir-Simon on the Quid website (French)
  • The war memorials
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