Houvin-Houvigneul

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Houvin-Houvigneul
A road of Houvin-Houvigneul
A road of Houvin-Houvigneul
Coat of arms of Houvin-Houvigneul
Coat of arms
Location of Houvin-Houvigneul
Houvin-Houvigneul is located in France
Houvin-Houvigneul
Houvin-Houvigneul
Houvin-Houvigneul is located in Hauts-de-France
Houvin-Houvigneul
Houvin-Houvigneul
Coordinates: 50°17′55″N 2°23′07″E / 50.2986°N 2.3853°E / 50.2986; 2.3853Coordinates: 50°17′55″N 2°23′07″E / 50.2986°N 2.3853°E / 50.2986; 2.3853
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementArras
CantonAvesnes-le-Comte
IntercommunalityCC Campagnes de l'Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) René Delbée
Area
1
8.66 km2 (3.34 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
233
 • Density27/km2 (70/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62459 /62270
Elevation108–148 m (354–486 ft)
(avg. 143 m or 469 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated 20 miles (32 km) west of Arras, at the junction of the D54 and the D23 roads. The commune was created in 1856 by merging Houvin and Houvigneul.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Houvin-Houvigneul
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population298315266245221201228
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.Killen, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • A ruined 15th century tower.
  • The chapel at Houvin, dating from the seventeenth century.
  • A seventeenth century farmhouse

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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