Biache-Saint-Vaast

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Biache-Saint-Vaast
The town hall of Biache-Saint-Vaast
The town hall of Biache-Saint-Vaast
Coat of arms of Biache-Saint-Vaast
Location of Biache-Saint-Vaast
Biache-Saint-Vaast is located in France
Biache-Saint-Vaast
Biache-Saint-Vaast
Biache-Saint-Vaast is located in Hauts-de-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
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementArras
CantonBrebières
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes Osartis Marquion
Government
 • Mayor (2020-2026) Hervé Naglik
Area
1
9.29 km2 (3.59 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
4,305
 • Density460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62128 /62118
Elevation42–70 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.

Biache-Saint-Vaast is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region in northern France.[2]

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. Biache-Saint-Vaast station has rail connections to Arras and Douai.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19623,525—    
19683,860+9.5%
19754,224+9.4%
19824,032−4.5%
19903,981−1.3%
19993,923−1.5%
20053,815−2.8%
20093,886+1.9%
20103,907+0.5%
20154,010+2.6%
20164,058+1.2%
20174,083+0.6%
20184,197+2.8%

Sights[edit]

Personalities[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  2. ^ INSEE commune file

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