Feuchy

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Feuchy
Commune
The town hall of Feuchy
The town hall of Feuchy
Coat of arms of Feuchy
Coat of arms
Feuchy is located in France
Feuchy
Feuchy
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Feuchy is located in Hauts-de-France
Feuchy
Feuchy
Coordinates: 50°17′38″N 2°50′48″E / 50.2939°N 2.8467°E / 50.2939; 2.8467Coordinates: 50°17′38″N 2°50′48″E / 50.2939°N 2.8467°E / 50.2939; 2.8467
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Arras-2
Intercommunality Communauté urbaine d'Arras
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michaël Machan
Area1 5.45 km2 (2.10 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,165
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62331 /62223
Elevation 46–102 m (151–335 ft)
(avg. 65 m or 213 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.

Feuchy is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France. It is a small village, today with a liitle more than 1000 inhabitants, in 1914 with only 500 inhabitants. It is situated two kilometers east of Arras. During World War I, in 1914, it was occupied by German troops. British troops took over the Arras sector in March 1916. On April 9, 1917, the British operation "big push" led to advancement of several miles to the East, this battle was one with the most casualties per day and Feuchy was liberated. The German offensives placed Feuchy under their control in 1918 until the Canadians clear the area in August 1918. The population of Feuchy was evacuated and the village was completely destroyed.

Geography[edit]

A farming and light industrial village situated 3 miles (4.8 km) east of Arras, at the junction of the D37 and D258 roads, in the valley of the Scarpe river. Feuchy knows an important development thanks to this road infrastructure.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Feuchy
Year196219681975198219901999
Population8979151299125611981165
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.


Its inhabitants are called "Feuchyssois". Feuchy only counts two schools.

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