Town hall and the church
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Jean-Pierre Puchois|
|Area1||12.59 km2 (4.86 sq mi)|
|• Density||120/km2 (310/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||62609 / 62580|
|Elevation||81–144 m (266–472 ft)
(avg. 107 m or 351 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.
Neuville-Saint-Vaast is situated 4 miles (6 km) north of Arras, at the junction of the D49 and D55 roads. The A26 autoroute passes through the commune.
|Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates|
Places of interest
- The church of St.Laurent, rebuilt, as was all of the village, after World War I.
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries.
- The war memorial.
- Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, sculptor, died in the fighting here on the 5 June 1915.
- François Hennebique, an inventor of reinforced concrete, was born here on the 26 April 1842.
- Communes of the Pas-de-Calais department
- Givenchy Road Canadian Cemetery
- Canadian Cemetery No. 2
- Neuville-St Vaast German war cemetery
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- Official website of the commune (French)
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission British cemetery at Neuville-Saint-Vaast (La Targette)
- Neuville-Saint-Vaast on the Quid website (French)
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