Auchy-au-Bois

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Auchy-au-Bois
The church of Auchy-au-Bois
The church of Auchy-au-Bois
Coat of arms of Auchy-au-Bois
Coat of arms
Location of Auchy-au-Bois
Auchy-au-Bois is located in France
Auchy-au-Bois
Auchy-au-Bois
Auchy-au-Bois is located in Hauts-de-France
Auchy-au-Bois
Auchy-au-Bois
Coordinates: 50°33′19″N 2°22′19″E / 50.5553°N 2.3719°E / 50.5553; 2.3719Coordinates: 50°33′19″N 2°22′19″E / 50.5553°N 2.3719°E / 50.5553; 2.3719
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBéthune
CantonLillers
IntercommunalityCommunauté d'agglomération de Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Claudine Vincent
Area
1
4.27 km2 (1.65 sq mi)
Population
(2015)2
482
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62049 /62190
Elevation61–110 m (200–361 ft)
(avg. 89 m or 292 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.

Auchy-au-Bois is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in a Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated 11 miles (17.7 km) west of Béthune and 33 miles (53.1 km) west of Lille, at the junction of the D94 and the D341 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962496—    
1968504+1.6%
1975481−4.6%
1982424−11.9%
1990387−8.7%
1999414+7.0%
2004399−3.6%
2009460+15.3%
2014470+2.2%
2015482+2.6%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Gilles, dating from the seventeenth century.
  • The old towers of the Château de Fromental, now farm buildings.

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