Guémappe

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Guémappe
Coat of arms of Guémappe
Coat of arms
Guémappe is located in France
Guémappe
Guémappe
Coordinates: 50°15′16″N 2°53′24″E / 50.2544°N 2.89°E / 50.2544; 2.89Coordinates: 50°15′16″N 2°53′24″E / 50.2544°N 2.89°E / 50.2544; 2.89
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Croisilles
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Sud Arrageois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Reynald Roche
Area
 • Land1 4.52 km2 (1.75 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 392
 • Population2 density 87/km2 (220/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62392 / 62128
Elevation 52–92 m (171–302 ft)
(avg. 66 m or 217 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.

Guémappe 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 8 miles (13 km) southeast of Arras, at the junction of the D34 and the D38 roads.

History[edit]

First noted as Gammapium in 1135. The seigneurie belonged to that of the Montmorency family at Wancourt. The village was the scene of heavy fighting in April 1917 and August 1918, during the First World War.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Guémappe
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 240 250 240 248 343 392
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. Leger, rebuilt, along with most of the village, after World War I.

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