Mont-Saint-Éloi

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Mont-Saint-Éloi
Abbey of Mont Saint-Éloi
Abbey of Mont Saint-Éloi
Coat of arms of Mont-Saint-Éloi
Coat of arms
Mont-Saint-Éloi is located in France
Mont-Saint-Éloi
Mont-Saint-Éloi
Coordinates: 50°21′07″N 2°41′38″E / 50.3519°N 2.6939°E / 50.3519; 2.6939Coordinates: 50°21′07″N 2°41′38″E / 50.3519°N 2.6939°E / 50.3519; 2.6939
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Dainville
Intercommunality Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Bavière
Area
 • Land1 15.85 km2 (6.12 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,033
 • Population2 density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62589 / 62144
Elevation 67–145 m (220–476 ft)
(avg. 135 m or 443 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.

Mont-Saint-Éloi is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

Geography[edit]

Mont-Saint-Éloi is situated 5 miles (8 km) northwest of Arras, at the junction of the D341 and the D49 roads, on the banks of the river Scarpe.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
1031 1042 1056 1023 982 1018 1033
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Joseph, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery.
  • The eighteenth-century chateau d’Écoivres.
  • Remains of an abbey church, destroyed in 1783.
  • Two menhirs, known as the Twin Stones.
Towers of the abbey of Mont Saint-Éloi

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