Houvin-Houvigneul

Houvin-Houvigneul is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Houvin-Houvigneul
A road of Houvin-Houvigneul
A road of Houvin-Houvigneul
Coat of arms of Houvin-Houvigneul
Location of Houvin-Houvigneul
Houvin-Houvigneul is located in France
Houvin-Houvigneul
Houvin-Houvigneul
Houvin-Houvigneul is located in Hauts-de-France
Houvin-Houvigneul
Houvin-Houvigneul
Coordinates: 50°17′55″N 2°23′07″E / 50.2986°N 2.3853°E / 50.2986; 2.3853Coordinates: 50°17′55″N 2°23′07″E / 50.2986°N 2.3853°E / 50.2986; 2.3853
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementArras
CantonAvesnes-le-Comte
IntercommunalityCC Campagnes de l'Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Richard Skowron[1]
Area
1
8.66 km2 (3.34 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
235
 • Density27/km2 (70/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62459 /62270
Elevation108–148 m (354–486 ft)
(avg. 143 m or 469 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

A farming village situated 20 miles (32 km) west of Arras, at the junction of the D54 and the D23 roads. The commune was created in 1856 by merging Houvin and Houvigneul.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1968 315—    
1975 266−2.39%
1982 245−1.17%
1990 221−1.28%
1999 201−1.05%
2007 227+1.53%
2012 232+0.44%
2017 232+0.00%
Source: INSEE[3]

Places of interestEdit

  • The church of St.Killen, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • A ruined 15th century tower.
  • The chapel at Houvin, dating from the seventeenth century.
  • A seventeenth century farmhouse

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 9 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.
  3. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE