Fosseux

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Fosseux
Commune
The tower of the church of Fosseux
The tower of the church of Fosseux
Coat of arms of Fosseux
Coat of arms
Fosseux is located in France
Fosseux
Fosseux
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Fosseux is located in Hauts-de-France
Fosseux
Fosseux
Coordinates: 50°15′24″N 2°33′52″E / 50.2567°N 2.5644°E / 50.2567; 2.5644Coordinates: 50°15′24″N 2°33′52″E / 50.2567°N 2.5644°E / 50.2567; 2.5644
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementArras
CantonAvesnes-le-Comte
IntercommunalityCC Campagnes de l'Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Ludovic de Fosseux
Area15.43 km2 (2.10 sq mi)
Population (1999)2143
 • Density26/km2 (68/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code62347 /62810
Elevation96–161 m (315–528 ft)
(avg. 134 m or 440 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A small farming village situated 12 miles (19.3 km) southwest of Arras, at the junction of the D59 and the D66 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Fosseux
Year196219681975198219901999
Population131143136134146143
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.Nicholas, dating from the seventeenth century.
  • The eighteenth-century chateau.
  • Traces of an old castle.
  • A 400-year-old tree.

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