Bours, Pas-de-Calais

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Bours
The château of Bours
The château of Bours
Location of Bours
Bours is located in France
Bours
Bours
Bours is located in Hauts-de-France
Bours
Bours
Coordinates: 50°27′19″N 2°24′21″E / 50.4553°N 2.4058°E / 50.4553; 2.4058Coordinates: 50°27′19″N 2°24′21″E / 50.4553°N 2.4058°E / 50.4553; 2.4058
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementArras
CantonSaint-Pol-sur-Ternoise
IntercommunalityCC Ternois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernadette Noe
Area
1
11.84 km2 (4.57 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
622
 • Density53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62166 /62550
Elevation83–184 m (272–604 ft)
(avg. 171 m or 561 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village located 20 miles (32 km) northwest of Arras on the D89 road, in the valley of the Clarence river.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962493—    
1968545+10.5%
1975510−6.4%
1982505−1.0%
1990524+3.8%
1999509−2.9%
2009571+12.2%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of Sainte-Austreberthe, dating from the eleventh century.
Bours.jpg
  • The (restored) castle donjon, also from the eleventh century. Built of sandstone by Hugues de Bours.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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