Rivière, Pas-de-Calais

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Rivière
Riviere2.jpg
Rivière is located in France
Rivière
Rivière
Coordinates: 50°14′00″N 2°41′25″E / 50.2333°N 2.6903°E / 50.2333; 2.6903Coordinates: 50°14′00″N 2°41′25″E / 50.2333°N 2.6903°E / 50.2333; 2.6903
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Beaumetz-lès-Loges
Intercommunality Vertes vallées
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Desailly
Area
 • Land1 11.9 km2 (4.6 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,151
 • Population2 density 97/km2 (250/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62712 / 62173
Elevation 75–131 m (246–430 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Rivière is a farming and light industrial village 6 miles (10 km) southwest of Arras, at the junction of the D7, D30 and D34 roads.

History[edit]

The five hamlets of Bellacourt, Bellacordelle, Brétencourt, Grosville and Le Fermont became the commune of Rivière in 1789.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
934 963 963 1102 1142 1122 1151
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

The church
  • The church of St.Vaast, dating from the eighteenth century.
  • The eighteenth-century château de Grosville and its parkland.
  • Traces of a 13th-century castle at Brétencourt.
  • The Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries.

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