Izel-lès-Hameau

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Izel-lès-Hameau
The road into Izel-lès-Hameau
The road into Izel-lès-Hameau
Coat of arms of Izel-lès-Hameau
Coat of arms
Location of Izel-lès-Hameau
Izel-lès-Hameau is located in France
Izel-lès-Hameau
Izel-lès-Hameau
Izel-lès-Hameau is located in Hauts-de-France
Izel-lès-Hameau
Izel-lès-Hameau
Coordinates: 50°18′56″N 2°31′59″E / 50.3156°N 2.5331°E / 50.3156; 2.5331Coordinates: 50°18′56″N 2°31′59″E / 50.3156°N 2.5331°E / 50.3156; 2.5331
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementArras
CantonAvesnes-le-Comte
IntercommunalityCC Campagnes de l'Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Dupuis
Area
1
8.51 km2 (3.29 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
729
 • Density86/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62477 /62690
Elevation103–148 m (338–486 ft)
(avg. 120 m or 390 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Izel-lès-Hameau (since June 2009, formerly Izel-les-Hameaux)[2] is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

Izel-lès-Hameau is a farming village situated 11 miles (18 km) west of Arras, at the junction of the D54, D75 and the D78 roads.

History[edit]

During the First World War, a farm about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) east, known as Filescamp Farm, was converted for use by the Royal Flying Corps. The location was known as Le Hameau.[3][4] It was commemorated with a ceremony and plaque in 2015.[5]

Population[edit]

Historical population of Izel-lès-Hameau
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population516501509542704668703
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, rebuilt in 1962.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ ‹See Tfd›(in French) legifrance.gouv.fr
  3. ^ O'Connor, Mike (2004). Airfields & Airmen: Arras. Pen and Sword. p. 185. ISBN 9781473811744. Retrieved 24 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Un hommage aux aviateurs de la Grande Guerre". La Voix du Nord (in French). 15 November 2017. Retrieved 24 June 2018.
  5. ^ "Izel-lès-Hameau : le souvenir de l'aérodrome de 14-18 et de ses héros rappelé par une plaque de valorisation | Echo des ch'tis". Echo des Ch'tis. 19 July 2015. Retrieved 24 June 2018.

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