Famechon, Pas-de-Calais

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Coat of arms of Famechon
Coat of arms
Famechon is located in France
Coordinates: 50°08′35″N 2°28′07″E / 50.1431°N 2.4686°E / 50.1431; 2.4686Coordinates: 50°08′35″N 2°28′07″E / 50.1431°N 2.4686°E / 50.1431; 2.4686
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Pas-en-Artois
Intercommunality Deux Sources
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Sébastien Henquenet
Area1 4.61 km2 (1.78 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 139
 • Density 30/km2 (78/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62322 / 62760
Elevation 72–152 m (236–499 ft)
(avg. 87 m or 285 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.

Famechon is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.


A small farming village situated 22 miles (35.4 km) southwest of Arras, on the D1 road.


Historical population of Famechon, Pas-de-Calais
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 148 164 147 138 141 139
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 Notre-Dame, dating from the seventeenth century.
  • The remnants of an old chateau.

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