Farbus

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Farbus
Commune
The town hall of Farbus
The town hall of Farbus
Coat of arms of Farbus
Coat of arms
Farbus is located in France
Farbus
Farbus
Coordinates: 50°21′28″N 2°49′30″E / 50.3578°N 2.825°E / 50.3578; 2.825Coordinates: 50°21′28″N 2°49′30″E / 50.3578°N 2.825°E / 50.3578; 2.825
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Arras-2
Intercommunality Communauté urbaine d'Arras
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-François Dépret
Area1 3.49 km2 (1.35 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 532
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62324 /62580
Elevation 61–139 m (200–456 ft)
(avg. 76 m or 249 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.

Farbus is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France. It is located 7 kilometres from the Canadian National Vimy Memorial dedicated to the Battle of Vimy Ridge (part of the Battle of Arras) and the missing First World War Canadian soldiers with no known grave; the Memorial is also the site of two Canadian cemeteries.[1]

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated 6 miles (9.7 km) northeast of Arras, at the junction of the D50 and D51 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Farbus
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 436 430 473 460 529 532
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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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Canadian National Vimy Memorial, France". The Great War UK. The Great War UK. 2015. Retrieved 31 March 2017. The ridge runs in a direction from Givenchy-en-Gohelle in the north-west to Farbus in the south-east. 

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