Acq

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Acq
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Acq
Coat of arms
Acq is located in France
Acq
Acq
Coordinates: 50°20′54″N 2°39′27″E / 50.3483°N 2.6575°E / 50.3483; 2.6575Coordinates: 50°20′54″N 2°39′27″E / 50.3483°N 2.6575°E / 50.3483; 2.6575
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Dainville
Intercommunality Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Delcour
Area
 • Land1 4.86 km2 (1.88 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 483
 • Population2 density 99/km2 (260/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62007 / 62144
Elevation 77–145 m (253–476 ft)
(avg. 91 m or 299 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.
This article is about a commune in northern France. For information about the chemical compound ACQ see Alkaline Copper Quaternary.

Acq is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village located 6 miles (9 km) northwest of Arras, by the banks of the Scarpe river, at the D62 and D49 road junction.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 394 —    
1968 413 +4.8%
1975 412 −0.2%
1982 457 +10.9%
1990 511 +11.8%
1999 502 −1.8%
2009 483 −3.8%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St.Géry, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The remains of a motte of an ancient castle.
  • Two menhirs nearby, known as the 'Stones of Acq'.

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