Arleux-en-Gohelle

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Arleux-en-Gohelle
Coat of arms of Arleux-en-Gohelle
Coat of arms
Arleux-en-Gohelle is located in France
Arleux-en-Gohelle
Arleux-en-Gohelle
Coordinates: 50°21′49″N 2°52′19″E / 50.3636°N 2.8719°E / 50.3636; 2.8719Coordinates: 50°21′49″N 2°52′19″E / 50.3636°N 2.8719°E / 50.3636; 2.8719
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Vimy
Intercommunality Osartis
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Norbert Grobelny
Area
 • Land1 6.27 km2 (2.42 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 829
 • Population2 density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62039 / 62580
Elevation 50–75 m (164–246 ft)
(avg. 69 m or 226 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.

Arleux-en-Gohelle is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A village located 7 miles (12 km) north-east of Arras at the junction of the N919 and D50 roads.

History[edit]

The commune name first appears in 1119 as Haluth. The village was all but destroyed during World War I.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 564 —    
1968 575 +2.0%
1975 557 −3.1%
1982 509 −8.6%
1990 675 +32.6%
1999 709 +5.0%
2009 829 +16.9%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the twentieth century.
  • The World War I cemetery.

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