Angres

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Angres
The church of Angres
The church of Angres
Coat of arms of Angres
Coat of arms
Angres is located in 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 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
Year Pop. ±%
1962 3,993 —    
1968 4,384 +9.8%
1975 4,538 +3.5%
1982 4,239 −6.6%
1990 4,394 +3.7%
1999 4,469 +1.7%
2005 4,508 +0.9%
2009 3,982 −11.7%
2014 4,202 +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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