Biache-Saint-Vaast

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Biache-Saint-Vaast
Commune
The town hall of Biache-Saint-Vaast
The town hall of Biache-Saint-Vaast
Coat of arms of Biache-Saint-Vaast
Coat of arms
Biache-Saint-Vaast is located in France
Biache-Saint-Vaast
Biache-Saint-Vaast
Coordinates: 50°18′45″N 2°56′42″E / 50.3125°N 2.945°E / 50.3125; 2.945Coordinates: 50°18′45″N 2°56′42″E / 50.3125°N 2.945°E / 50.3125; 2.945
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Brebières
Intercommunality Osartis
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Housau
Area1 9.29 km2 (3.59 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 3,886
 • Density 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62128 /62118
Elevation 42–70 m (138–230 ft)
(avg. 56 m or 184 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.

Biache-Saint-Vaast is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A small farming and light industrial town located 8 miles (13 km) east of Arras, on the banks of the Scarpe river, at the junction of the D42, D43 and D46 roads. The A26 autoroute passes by just yards from the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 3,525 —    
1968 3,860 +9.5%
1975 4,224 +9.4%
1982 4,032 −4.5%
1990 3,981 −1.3%
1999 3,923 −1.5%
2009 3,886 −0.9%

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