Vélu

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Vélu
Vélu is located in France
Vélu
Vélu
Coordinates: 50°06′25″N 2°58′23″E / 50.1069°N 2.9731°E / 50.1069; 2.9731Coordinates: 50°06′25″N 2°58′23″E / 50.1069°N 2.9731°E / 50.1069; 2.9731
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Bertincourt
Intercommunality Canton of Bertincourt
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Lucien Rzepkowski
Area1 3.14 km2 (1.21 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 132
 • Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62840 / 62124
Elevation 96–124 m (315–407 ft)
(avg. 112 m or 367 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Vélu is situated some 20 miles (32.2 km) southeast of Arras, at the junction of the D18 and the D18E roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Vélu
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 183 187 134 138 130 136 132
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]

  • The church of St.Amand, rebuilt, along with much of the village, after World War I.

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