The church of Estrée-Wamin
|Intercommunality||CC Campagnes de l'Artois|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Yves-Marie Petit|
|Area1||5.2 km2 (2.0 sq mi)|
|• Density||35/km2 (92/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||62316 /62810|
|Elevation||82–147 m (269–482 ft)
(avg. 92 m or 302 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 farming village situated 20 miles (32.2 km) west of Arras at the junction of the D339 and D23 roads.
It is one of many villages in the north of France bearing the name Estrées. The etymology of the name is from strata (cognate of English "street"), the word for the stone-layered Roman roads in the area (some of which turned into modern highways). Hence Estreti, village on the road which developed into Estrées.
|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
- The church of St.Vaast, at Wamin, dating from the sixteenth century.
- The church of St.Martin, at Estrée, dating from the eighteenth century.
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