Hestrus

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Hestrus
Hestrus is located in France
Hestrus
Hestrus
Coordinates: 50°26′55″N 2°19′52″E / 50.4486°N 2.3311°E / 50.4486; 2.3311Coordinates: 50°26′55″N 2°19′52″E / 50.4486°N 2.3311°E / 50.4486; 2.3311
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Heuchin
Intercommunality Pernois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Gosselin
Area1 7.8 km2 (3.0 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 225
 • Density 29/km2 (75/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62450 / 62550
Elevation 85–167 m (279–548 ft)
(avg. 151 m or 495 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated 25 miles (40 km) northwest of Arras, at the junction of the D99 and the D70E4 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Hestrus
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 311 323 292 276 272 239 225
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 Notre-Dame, dating from the seventeenth century.

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