Fampoux

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Fampoux
The town hall of Fampoux
The town hall of Fampoux
Coat of arms of Fampoux
Coat of arms
Location of Fampoux
Fampoux is located in France
Fampoux
Fampoux
Fampoux is located in Hauts-de-France
Fampoux
Fampoux
Coordinates: 50°18′10″N 2°52′21″E / 50.3028°N 2.8725°E / 50.3028; 2.8725Coordinates: 50°18′10″N 2°52′21″E / 50.3028°N 2.8725°E / 50.3028; 2.8725
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementArras
CantonArras-2
IntercommunalityCommunauté urbaine d'Arras
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Géry Coulon
Area
1
8.64 km2 (3.34 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,198
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62323 /62118
Elevation45–102 m (148–335 ft)
(avg. 67 m or 220 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated 4 miles (6.4 km) east of Arras, on the D42 road. The A1 autoroute passes by the village about half a mile away.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Fampoux
Year196219681975198219901999
Population9469461199112310161071
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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Notable people[edit]

The poet Paul Verlaine spent his holidays here for several years, as his mother’s family were from Fampoux. A street and the village school bear his name.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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