Angres

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Angres
Angres - Cités de la fosse n° 6 - 6 bis des mines de Liévin (11).JPG
Coat of arms of Angres
Coat of arms
Angres is located in France
Angres
Angres
Coordinates: 50°24′35″N 2°45′33″E / 50.4097°N 2.7592°E / 50.4097; 2.7592Coordinates: 50°24′35″N 2°45′33″E / 50.4097°N 2.7592°E / 50.4097; 2.7592
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Lens
Canton Liévin-Sud
Intercommunality Lens-Liévin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Maryse Roger-Coupin
Area
 • Land1 4.82 km2 (1.86 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 3,982
 • Population2 density 830/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62032 / 62143
Elevation 49–106 m (161–348 ft)
(avg. 54 m or 177 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.

Angres is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming and light industrial suburb situated just3 miles (4.8 km) southwest of Lens centre, at the junction of the D51 and D58e roads. The A26 autoroute passes by, just within the borders of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 3,993 —    
1968 4,384 +9.8%
1975 4,538 +3.5%
1982 4,239 −6.6%
1990 4,394 +3.7%
1999 4,469 +1.7%
2005 4,508 +0.9%
2009 3,982 −11.7%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Cyr, rebuilt, as was most of the village, after the First World War.
  • The war memorials.

International relations[edit]

Angres is twinned with: Scotland Danderhall, Midlothian, Scotland.

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