The church of Buire-au-Bois
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Marie-José Dubois|
|Area1||11.81 km2 (4.56 sq mi)|
|• Density||18/km2 (46/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||62182 /62390|
|Elevation||49–142 m (161–466 ft)
(avg. 75 m or 246 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.
A small farming commune located 25 miles (40 km) west of Arras on the D117 road, at the junction with the D102.
Buire-au-Bois is a typical rural community, comprising the village itself and the hamlet of Bachimont. Through various reasons, such as the lack of employment, many young people have moved out of the area. Many houses are being bought and used by English and Dutch francophiles.
- The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the eighteenth century
- The eighteenth-century château.
- A seventeenth-century manor house.
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