La Comté

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La Comté
Coat of arms of La Comté
Coat of arms
La Comté is located in France
La Comté
La Comté
Coordinates: 50°25′39″N 2°30′03″E / 50.4275°N 2.5008°E / 50.4275; 2.5008Coordinates: 50°25′39″N 2°30′03″E / 50.4275°N 2.5008°E / 50.4275; 2.5008
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Aubigny-en-Artois
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de l'Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Roland Guillemant
Area1 6.63 km2 (2.56 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 783
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62232 / 62150
Elevation 70–193 m (230–633 ft)
(avg. 91 m or 299 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.

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

Geography[edit]

La Comté is a farming and light industrial village situated 18 miles (29 km) northwest of Arras, at the junction of the D86 and the D86E roads, in the valley of the river Lawe.

Population[edit]

Historical population of La Comté
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 734 735 734 685 755 783
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.Martin, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • An eighteenth-century farmhouse, at a site known as the old castle.

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