Villers-Sir-Simon

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Villers-Sir-Simon
Villers-Sir-Simon-Eglise-Juillet-2006.jpg
Villers-Sir-Simon is located in France
Villers-Sir-Simon
Villers-Sir-Simon
Coordinates: 50°19′06″N 2°29′34″E / 50.3183°N 2.4928°E / 50.3183; 2.4928Coordinates: 50°19′06″N 2°29′34″E / 50.3183°N 2.4928°E / 50.3183; 2.4928
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Aubigny-en-Artois
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de l'Atrébatie
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Xavier Normand
Area1 2.47 km2 (0.95 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 135
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62860 / 62127
Elevation 119–136 m (390–446 ft)
(avg. 128 m or 420 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.

Villers-Sir-Simon is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

Geography[edit]

Villers-Sir-Simon is situated some 18 miles (29.0 km) west of Arras, at the junction of the D77 and D54 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Villers-Sir-Simon
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 105 125 99 114 120 121 135
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 war memorial
  • Commemorative stone to the American aviators who died when their plane crashed nearby on 27 August 1943.
  • The church of St.Eloi, dating from the nineteenth century.

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