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Château de Duisans
Château de Duisans
Coat of arms of Duisans
Coat of arms
Duisans is located in France
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
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Avesnes-le-Comte
Intercommunality CC Campagnes de l'Artois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Éric Poulain
Area1 10.72 km2 (4.14 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,091
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62279 /62161
Elevation 56–107 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.


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.


Historical population of Duisans
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 669 716 881 993 1022 1091
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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