Angres

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Angres
The church of Angres
The church of Angres
Coat of arms of Angres
Coat of arms
Location of Angres
Angres is located in France
Angres
Angres
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
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementLens
CantonBully-les-Mines
IntercommunalityCommunaupole de Lens-Liévin
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Maryse Coupin-Roger
Area
1
4.82 km2 (1.86 sq mi)
Population
(2015)2
4,305
 • Density890/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62032 /62143
Elevation49–106 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%
20064,106−8.9%
20074,054−1.3%
20084,001−1.3%
20093,982−0.5%
20134,100+3.0%
20144,202+2.5%
20154,305+2.5%

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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