Rouvroy, Pas-de-Calais

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

Rouvroy
The town hall of Rouvroy
The town hall of Rouvroy
Coat of arms of Rouvroy
Coat of arms
Location of Rouvroy
Rouvroy is located in France
Rouvroy
Rouvroy
Rouvroy is located in Hauts-de-France
Rouvroy
Rouvroy
Coordinates: 50°23′39″N 2°54′16″E / 50.3942°N 2.9044°E / 50.3942; 2.9044Coordinates: 50°23′39″N 2°54′16″E / 50.3942°N 2.9044°E / 50.3942; 2.9044
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementLens
CantonHarnes
Intercommunalitycommunauté d'agglomération d'Hénin-Carvin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Haja
Area
1
6.42 km2 (2.48 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
8,912
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62724 /62320
Elevation36–57 m (118–187 ft)
(avg. 55 m or 180 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

Rouvroy is a farming and light industrial town, 6 miles (9.7 km) southeast of Lens, at the junction of the D40 and the D46 roads.

PopulationEdit

The inhabitants are called Rouvroysiens.

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
19689,780—    
19759,262−0.77%
19829,608+0.53%
19909,208−0.53%
19999,077−0.16%
20078,905−0.24%
20128,617−0.66%
20178,738+0.28%
Source: INSEE[2]

Places of interestEdit

  • The modern church of Saint-Géry-et-Saint-Louis, built to replace the original that was destroyed, along with most of the commune, during World War I.

Nearest communesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  2. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE

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