Berles-au-Bois

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Berles-au-Bois
Coat of arms of Berles-au-Bois
Coat of arms
Berles-au-Bois is located in France
Berles-au-Bois
Berles-au-Bois
Coordinates: 50°11′51″N 2°37′48″E / 50.1975°N 2.63°E / 50.1975; 2.63Coordinates: 50°11′51″N 2°37′48″E / 50.1975°N 2.63°E / 50.1975; 2.63
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Beaumetz-lès-Loges
Intercommunality Vertes vallées
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Petit
Area
 • Land1 8.9 km2 (3.4 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 506
 • Population2 density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62112 / 62123
Elevation 105–159 m (344–522 ft)
(avg. 102 m or 335 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.

Berles-au-Bois is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village located 11 miles (17 km) southwest of Arras on the D62 junction with the D30 road.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 532 —    
1968 557 +4.7%
1975 524 −5.9%
1982 531 +1.3%
1990 524 −1.3%
1999 485 −7.4%
2009 506 +4.3%

Sights[edit]

  • Remains of a 13th-century château.
  • The church of Saint-Pierre, rebuilt, like most of the village after the ravages of World War I.
  • Three World War I cemeteries.

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