Sailly-en-Ostrevent

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Sailly-en-Ostrevent
Dolmens
Dolmens
Sailly-en-Ostrevent is located in France
Sailly-en-Ostrevent
Sailly-en-Ostrevent
Coordinates: 50°17′21″N 2°59′41″E / 50.2892°N 2.9947°E / 50.2892; 2.9947Coordinates: 50°17′21″N 2°59′41″E / 50.2892°N 2.9947°E / 50.2892; 2.9947
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Vitry-en-Artois
Intercommunality Osartis
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Anne-Sophie Deroubaix
Area
 • Land1 7.43 km2 (2.87 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 679
 • Population2 density 91/km2 (240/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62734 / 62490
Elevation 38–74 m (125–243 ft)
(avg. 48 m or 157 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.

Sailly-en-Ostrevent is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

Geography[edit]

Sailly-en-Ostrevent lies about 12 miles (19 km) east of Arras, at the junction of the D39 and D43 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Sailly-en-Ostrevent
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 679 660 640 666 649 647 279
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]

In the fields of the commune stands a mound about five metres high, on which are erected five (there were once seven) large stones (dolmen or menhir). The last excavations took place in 1887 but no clues or evidence was discovered as to the origins of the monument.

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