Carency is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.
Geography [ edit ]
A farming village located 8 miles (13 km) northwest of Arras on the D58 road. Carency is also the name of the brook which constitutes the course upstream of the
Deûle river and which flows through the village.
Population [ edit ]
Historical population of Carency
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.
Places of interest [ edit ]
The church of St Aignan, rebuilt, along with most of the village, after the destruction of
World War I. Vestiges of a 13th-century castle.
Carency was heavily damaged during World War I. This image shows it after it was recaptured by French troops.
Notable people [ edit ]
François Faber, winner of the 1909 Tour de France, died here fighting in the Second Battle of Artois, on 9 May 1915, during World War I.
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