Magnicourt-en-Comte

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Magnicourt-en-Comte
Commune
The church of Magnicourt-en-Comte
The church of Magnicourt-en-Comte
Coat of arms of Magnicourt-en-Comte
Coat of arms
Magnicourt-en-Comte is located in France
Magnicourt-en-Comte
Magnicourt-en-Comte
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Magnicourt-en-Comte is located in Hauts-de-France
Magnicourt-en-Comte
Magnicourt-en-Comte
Coordinates: 50°24′06″N 2°29′32″E / 50.4017°N 2.4922°E / 50.4017; 2.4922Coordinates: 50°24′06″N 2°29′32″E / 50.4017°N 2.4922°E / 50.4017; 2.4922
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Avesnes-le-Comte
Intercommunality CC Campagnes de l'Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Guillemant
Area1 9.86 km2 (3.81 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 311
 • Density 32/km2 (82/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62536 /62127
Elevation 86–181 m (282–594 ft)
(avg. 98 m or 322 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Magnicourt-en-Comte is situated 17 miles (27 km) northwest of Arras, at the junction of the D83, D86 and the D74 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Magnicourt-en-Comte
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population541576567608606553611
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, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The remains of an old chateau, destroyed in 1639.
  • Watermills

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