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

Wancourt
The church of Wancourt
The church of Wancourt
Location of Wancourt
Wancourt is located in France
Wancourt
Wancourt
Wancourt is located in Hauts-de-France
Wancourt
Wancourt
Coordinates: 50°14′54″N 2°52′18″E / 50.2483°N 2.8717°E / 50.2483; 2.8717Coordinates: 50°14′54″N 2°52′18″E / 50.2483°N 2.8717°E / 50.2483; 2.8717
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementArras
CantonArras-3
IntercommunalityArras
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Éric Duflot[1]
Area
1
8.9 km2 (3.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[2]
673
 • Density76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62873 /62128
Elevation56–101 m (184–331 ft)
(avg. 61 m or 200 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

Wancourt is situated some 5 miles (8.0 km) southeast of Arras, at the junction of the D33 and the D34E roads. The A1 autoroute passes by just yards from the commune.

ToponymyEdit

Wahencurt (1072), Wahencourt (around 1110), Waencurt (1148), Waencourt (1226).

PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
2006597—    
2007598+0.2%
2008644+7.7%
2009650+0.9%
2010658+1.2%
2011664+0.9%
2012671+1.1%
2013673+0.3%
2014694+3.1%
2015676−2.6%
2016663−1.9%

Places of interestEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Benoît Fauconnier, "Le bilan des maires à Wancourt : le cyber-centre créé, et le cimetière réhabilité, entre les différents programmes d’entretiens", La Voix du Nord, 4 December 2013 (in French)
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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