Bonnières, Pas-de-Calais

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Bonnières
The town hall of Bonnières
The town hall of Bonnières
Coat of arms of Bonnières
Coat of arms
Location of Bonnières
Bonnières is located in France
Bonnières
Bonnières
Bonnières is located in Hauts-de-France
Bonnières
Bonnières
Coordinates: 50°14′42″N 2°15′40″E / 50.245°N 2.2611°E / 50.245; 2.2611Coordinates: 50°14′42″N 2°15′40″E / 50.245°N 2.2611°E / 50.245; 2.2611
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementArras
CantonSaint-Pol-sur-Ternoise
IntercommunalityCC Ternois
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Luc Fay
Area
1
27.16 km2 (10.49 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
673
 • Density25/km2 (64/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62154 /62270
Elevation54–156 m (177–512 ft)
(avg. 152 m or 499 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Bonnières is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region in northern France. On 1 January 2019, the former commune Canteleux was merged into Bonnières.[2]

Geography[edit]

A farming village located 26 miles (41 km) west of Arras at the junction of the D115 and D114 roads.

History[edit]

During World War II, Bonnières was subjected to heavy Allied bombing, as the Germans had built a launch site for their V1 rockets within the commune. The village was badly damaged, but not one missile was ever launched successfully

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962752—    
1968765+1.7%
1975708−7.5%
1982677−4.4%
1990646−4.6%
1999607−6.0%
2009636+4.8%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Aubin, rebuilt in 1960 after the destruction of the village during World War II.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 25 September 2018, modified 26 October 2018 ‹See Tfd›(in French)

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