Rouvroy, Pas-de-Calais

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Rouvroy
Coat of arms of Rouvroy
Coat of arms
Rouvroy is located in France
Rouvroy
Rouvroy
Coordinates: 50°23′39″N 2°54′16″E / 50.3942°N 2.9044°E / 50.3942; 2.9044Coordinates: 50°23′39″N 2°54′16″E / 50.3942°N 2.9044°E / 50.3942; 2.9044
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Lens
Canton Rouvroy
Intercommunality communauté d'agglomération d'Hénin-Carvin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Haja
Area
 • Land1 6.42 km2 (2.48 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 8,973
 • Population2 density 1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62724 / 62320
Elevation 36–57 m (118–187 ft)
(avg. 55 m or 180 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Rouvroy is a farming and light industrial town, 6 miles (9.7 km) southeast of Lens, at the junction of the D40 and the D46 roads.

Population[edit]

The inhabitants are called Rouvroysiens.

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
9653 9780 9262 9608 9208 9077 8973
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The modern church of Saint-Géry-et-Saint-Louis, built to replace the original that was destroyed, along with most of the commune, during World War I.

Nearest communes[edit]

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