Angres

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Angres
Commune
The church of Angres
The church of Angres
Coat of arms of Angres
Coat of arms
Angres is located in France
Angres
Angres
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Angres is located in Hauts-de-France
Angres
Angres
Coordinates: 50°24′35″N 2°45′33″E / 50.4097°N 2.7592°E / 50.4097; 2.7592Coordinates: 50°24′35″N 2°45′33″E / 50.4097°N 2.7592°E / 50.4097; 2.7592
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Lens
Canton Bully-les-Mines
Intercommunality CA Lens-Liévin
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Maryse Coupin-Roger
Area1 4.82 km2 (1.86 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 4,202
 • Density 870/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62032 /62143
Elevation 49–106 m (161–348 ft)
(avg. 54 m or 177 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.

Angres is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming and light industrial suburb situated just 3 miles (4.8 km) southwest of Lens centre, at the junction of the D51 and D58e roads. The A26 autoroute passes by, just within the borders of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19623,993—    
19684,384+9.8%
19754,538+3.5%
19824,239−6.6%
19904,394+3.7%
19994,469+1.7%
20054,508+0.9%
20093,982−11.7%
20144,202+5.5%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Cyr, rebuilt, as was most of the village, after the First World War.
  • The war memorials.

International relations[edit]

Angres is twinned with: Scotland Danderhall, Midlothian, Scotland.

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