|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Pascal Lachambre|
|• Land1||5.94 km2 (2.29 sq mi)|
|• Population2 Density||1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||62004 / 62217|
|Elevation||60–101 m (200–331 ft)
(avg. 72 m or 236 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.
A light industrial suburb of Arras located 2 miles (3 km) southwest of Arras, at the D3 and D5 road junction. The river Crinchon flows through the town.
- The old windmill, rebuilt in 1994.
- The church of St.Vaast, dating from the twentieth century.
- The church of St.Christophe, dating from the twentieth century.
- Traces of a rectangular castle motte from the thirteenth century.
- The British war cemetery, where 131 English and Canadian soldiers are buried.
- The World War I cemetery
- Official website of the commune
- Achicourt – a personal website
- Achicourt on the Quid website (French)
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