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Coordinates: 50°14′28″N 2°05′24″E / 50.2411°N 2.09°E / 50.2411; 2.09Coordinates: 50°14′28″N 2°05′24″E / 50.2411°N 2.09°E / 50.2411; 2.09

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Auxi-le-Château
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de l'Auxillois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Yves Hostyn
 • Land1 2.45 km2 (0.95 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 153
 • Population2 density 62/km2 (160/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62891 / 62390
Elevation 25–97 m (82–318 ft)
(avg. 27 m or 89 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.

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


Willencourt is situated some 33 miles (53.1 km) west of Arras, at the junction of the D118 and the D118E roads, on the banks of the river Authie, the border with the department of the Somme.


Historical population of Willencourt
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 7986129126140136153
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

  • The church of St.Maurice, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • A nineteenth century chateau.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Willencourt on the Quid website (French)
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