Boiry-Sainte-Rictrude

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Boiry-Sainte-Rictrude
Commune
The church of Boiry-Sainte-Rictrude
The church of Boiry-Sainte-Rictrude
Coat of arms of Boiry-Sainte-Rictrude
Coat of arms
Boiry-Sainte-Rictrude is located in France
Boiry-Sainte-Rictrude
Boiry-Sainte-Rictrude
Coordinates: 50°12′09″N 2°45′21″E / 50.2025°N 2.7558°E / 50.2025; 2.7558Coordinates: 50°12′09″N 2°45′21″E / 50.2025°N 2.7558°E / 50.2025; 2.7558
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Avesnes-le-Comte
Intercommunality Vertes vallées
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) David Dantigny
Area1 5.81 km2 (2.24 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 374
 • Density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62147 /62175
Elevation 79–116 m (259–381 ft)
(avg. 94 m or 308 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.

Boiry-Sainte-Rictrude is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village located 7 miles (11 km) south of Arras on the D919 road.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 410 —    
1968 443 +8.0%
1975 475 +7.2%
1982 516 +8.6%
1990 469 −9.1%
1999 411 −12.4%
2009 374 −9.0%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Rictrude, rebuilt after the destruction of the village during World War I.
  • The sugar beet factory, one of the largest in France.

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