Mont-Saint-Éloi

Mont-Saint-Éloi is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Mont-Saint-Éloi
Abbey of Mont Saint-Éloi
Abbey of Mont Saint-Éloi
Coat of arms of Mont-Saint-Éloi
Coat of arms
Location of Mont-Saint-Éloi
Mont-Saint-Éloi is located in France
Mont-Saint-Éloi
Mont-Saint-Éloi
Mont-Saint-Éloi is located in Hauts-de-France
Mont-Saint-Éloi
Mont-Saint-Éloi
Coordinates: 50°21′07″N 2°41′38″E / 50.3519°N 2.6939°E / 50.3519; 2.6939Coordinates: 50°21′07″N 2°41′38″E / 50.3519°N 2.6939°E / 50.3519; 2.6939
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementArras
CantonArras-1
IntercommunalityCU Arras
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Bavière
Area
1
15.85 km2 (6.12 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
1,023
 • Density65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62589 /62144
Elevation67–145 m (220–476 ft)
(avg. 135 m or 443 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

Mont-Saint-Éloi is situated 5 miles (8 km) northwest of Arras, at the junction of the D341 and the D49 roads, on the banks of the river Scarpe.

PopulationEdit

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
1031 1042 1056 1023 982 1018 1033
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interestEdit

  • The church of St.Joseph, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery.
  • The eighteenth-century chateau d’Écoivres.
  • Remains of an abbey church, destroyed in 1783.
  • Two menhirs, known as the Twin Stones.
 
Towers of the abbey of Mont Saint-Éloi

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.

External linksEdit