Villers-au-Bois

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Villers-au-Bois
Villers-au-Bois is located in France
Villers-au-Bois
Villers-au-Bois
Coordinates: 50°22′26″N 2°40′20″E / 50.3739°N 2.6722°E / 50.3739; 2.6722Coordinates: 50°22′26″N 2°40′20″E / 50.3739°N 2.6722°E / 50.3739; 2.6722
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Vimy
Intercommunality Lens-Liévin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Blancart
Area
 • Land1 5.2 km2 (2.0 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 455
 • Population2 density 88/km2 (230/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62854 / 62144
Elevation 99–162 m (325–531 ft)
(avg. 146 m or 479 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-au-Bois is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

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Villers-au-bois is surrounded by woodland and situated some 8 miles (12.9 km) northwest of Arras, at the junction of the D65 and D58 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Villers-au-Bois
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 317 298 311 335 369 379 455
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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