Marœuil (or Maroeuil) is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.
Marœuil is a large farming and light industrial village situated 4 miles (6 km) northwest of Arras, at the junction of the D55, D56 and the D60E roads.
First recorded as Maraculum around 680, then as Maroel in 1104, Maroeul in 1307 and finally as Marœuil in 1670.
A church was first built here by St.Bertille around the year 697.
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Places of interest
- The church of St.Bertille, dating from the nineteenth century.
- Two 18th century chapels.
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries.
- The remains of an ancient abbey, including underground passages.
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