Guémappe

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Guémappe
The church of Guémappe
The church of Guémappe
Coat of arms of Guémappe
Coat of arms
Location of Guémappe
Guémappe is located in France
Guémappe
Guémappe
Guémappe is located in Hauts-de-France
Guémappe
Guémappe
Coordinates: 50°15′16″N 2°53′24″E / 50.2544°N 2.89°E / 50.2544; 2.89Coordinates: 50°15′16″N 2°53′24″E / 50.2544°N 2.89°E / 50.2544; 2.89
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementArras
CantonArras-3
IntercommunalityCU Arras
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Reynald Roche
Area
1
4.52 km2 (1.75 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
348
 • Density77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62392 /62128
Elevation52–92 m (171–302 ft)
(avg. 66 m or 217 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

A small farming village situated 8 miles (13 km) southeast of Arras, at the junction of the D34 and the D38 roads.

History[edit]

First noted as Gammapium in 1135. The seigneurie belonged to that of the Montmorency family at Wancourt. The village was the scene of heavy fighting in April 1917 and August 1918, during the First World War.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Guémappe
Year196219681975198219901999
Population240250240248343392
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. Leger, rebuilt, along with most of the village, after World War I.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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