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
Bonnières is located in 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
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Saint-Pol-sur-Ternoise
Intercommunality Région de Frévent
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Luc Fay
Area1 23.76 km2 (9.17 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 636
 • Density 27/km2 (69/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62154 /62270
Elevation 54–154 m (177–505 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Bonnières is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region in northern France.

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
Year Pop. ±%
1962 752 —    
1968 765 +1.7%
1975 708 −7.5%
1982 677 −4.4%
1990 646 −4.6%
1999 607 −6.0%
2009 636 +4.8%

Sights[edit]

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

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