Saint-Nicolas, Pas-de-Calais

Saint-Nicolas or Saint-Nicolas-lez-Arras (West Flemish: Sint-Niklaas) is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Saint-Nicolas
Sint-Niklaas
The monument to the dead of Saint-Nicolas
The monument to the dead of Saint-Nicolas
Coat of arms of Saint-Nicolas
Location of Saint-Nicolas
Saint-Nicolas is located in France
Saint-Nicolas
Saint-Nicolas
Saint-Nicolas is located in Hauts-de-France
Saint-Nicolas
Saint-Nicolas
Coordinates: 50°18′11″N 2°46′41″E / 50.3031°N 2.7781°E / 50.3031; 2.7781Coordinates: 50°18′11″N 2°46′41″E / 50.3031°N 2.7781°E / 50.3031; 2.7781
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementArras
CantonArras-2
IntercommunalityCommunauté urbaine d'Arras
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Alain Cayet[1]
Area
1
3.19 km2 (1.23 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
4,724
 • Density1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62764 /62223
Elevation52–102 m (171–335 ft)
(avg. 80 m or 260 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

Saint-Nicolas is a large suburb of Arras, on the banks of the Scarpe river, just 1 mile (1.6 km) north of the centre of Arras, at the junction of the D41, D63 and N17 roads.

Lipperode, a part of Lippstadt, in Germany is the twin town of St-Nicolas-lez-Arraz.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
19682,402—    
19754,072+7.83%
19826,224+6.25%
19906,121−0.21%
19995,659−0.87%
20075,059−1.39%
20124,660−1.63%
20174,738+0.33%
Source: INSEE[3]

Places of interestEdit

  • The church of St.Nicholas, rebuilt, along with the rest of the commune, after World War I.
  • Traces of an old castle.

Notable peopleEdit

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

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