Caucourt

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Caucourt
Coat of arms of Caucourt
Coat of arms
Caucourt is located in France
Caucourt
Caucourt
Coordinates: 50°23′58″N 2°34′20″E / 50.3994°N 2.5722°E / 50.3994; 2.5722Coordinates: 50°23′58″N 2°34′20″E / 50.3994°N 2.5722°E / 50.3994; 2.5722
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Houdain
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de l'Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alfred Reschke
Area1 5.51 km2 (2.13 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 277
 • Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62218 / 62150
Elevation 94–157 m (308–515 ft)
(avg. 112 m or 367 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Caucourt is a farming village some 10 miles (16.1 km) northwest of Arras, at the junction of the D73 and the D73E roads. The "Blanche" stream rises here, forming the source of the Lawe river.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Caucourt
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 282 283 268 275 270 277
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Pierre, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The war memorial.
  • An old watermill.

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