Duisans

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Duisans
Commune
Château de Duisans
Château de Duisans
Coat of arms of Duisans
Coat of arms
Duisans is located in France
Duisans
Duisans
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Duisans is located in Hauts-de-France
Duisans
Duisans
Coordinates: 50°18′30″N 2°41′07″E / 50.3083°N 2.6853°E / 50.3083; 2.6853Coordinates: 50°18′30″N 2°41′07″E / 50.3083°N 2.6853°E / 50.3083; 2.6853
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementArras
CantonAvesnes-le-Comte
IntercommunalityCC Campagnes de l'Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Éric Poulain
Area110.72 km2 (4.14 sq mi)
Population (1999)21,091
 • Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code62279 /62161
Elevation56–107 m (184–351 ft)
(avg. 68 m or 223 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.

Duisans is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village 5 miles (8.0 km) northwest of Arras at the junction of the D55 and D56 roads. The small river Gy, a tributary of the Scarpe river, flows through the village.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Duisans
Year196219681975198219901999
Population66971688199310221091
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St. Leger, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The eighteenth-century chateau, built by Antoine-Guillaume Dubois de Hanovre.
  • Two 17th-century chapels.
Duisans church
  • A war cemetery with c.2,500 graves outside the village

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