Fosseux

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Fosseux
Coat of arms of Fosseux
Coat of arms
Fosseux is located in France
Fosseux
Fosseux
Coordinates: 50°15′24″N 2°33′52″E / 50.2567°N 2.5644°E / 50.2567; 2.5644Coordinates: 50°15′24″N 2°33′52″E / 50.2567°N 2.5644°E / 50.2567; 2.5644
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Beaumetz-lès-Loges
Intercommunality Vertes vallées
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Ludovic de Fosseux
Area
 • Land1 5.43 km2 (2.10 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 143
 • Population2 density 26/km2 (68/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62347 / 62810
Elevation 96–161 m (315–528 ft)
(avg. 134 m or 440 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A small farming village situated 12 miles (19.3 km) southwest of Arras, at the junction of the D59 and the D66 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Fosseux
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 131 143 136 134 146 143
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.Nicholas, dating from the seventeenth century.
  • The eighteenth-century chateau.
  • Traces of an old castle.
  • A 400-year-old tree.

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