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Coat of arms of Fortel-en-Artois
Coat of arms
Fortel-en-Artois is located in France
Coordinates: 50°15′29″N 2°13′29″E / 50.2581°N 2.2247°E / 50.2581; 2.2247Coordinates: 50°15′29″N 2°13′29″E / 50.2581°N 2.2247°E / 50.2581; 2.2247
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Auxi-le-Château
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Région de Frévent
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Nivel
Area1 5.89 km2 (2.27 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 155
 • Density 26/km2 (68/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62346 / 62270
Elevation 83–144 m (272–472 ft)
(avg. 122 m or 400 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.

Fortel-en-Artois is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.


A small farming village situated 25 miles (40.2 km) west of Arras, at the junction of the D115 and the D115E roads.


Historical population of Fortel-en-Artois
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 166 187 160 186 181 155
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 St.Pierre, dating from the eighteenth century.
  • A big sandstone crucifix at the road junction.

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