|Intercommunality||Communauté de communes du Sud Arrageois|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Reynald Roche|
|• Land1||4.52 km2 (1.75 sq mi)|
|• 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.
A small farming village situated 8 miles (13 km) southeast of Arras, at the junction of the D34 and the D38 roads.
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.
|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
- The church of St. Leger, rebuilt, along with most of the village, after World War I.
- Guémappe on the Quid website (French)
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