Marœuil

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Marœuil
The church of Marœuil
The church of Marœuil
Coat of arms of Marœuil
Coat of arms
Location of Marœuil
Marœuil is located in France
Marœuil
Marœuil
Marœuil is located in Hauts-de-France
Marœuil
Marœuil
Coordinates: 50°19′29″N 2°42′23″E / 50.3247°N 2.7064°E / 50.3247; 2.7064Coordinates: 50°19′29″N 2°42′23″E / 50.3247°N 2.7064°E / 50.3247; 2.7064
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementArras
CantonArras-1
IntercommunalityCU Arras
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Damart
Area
1
11.82 km2 (4.56 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,566
 • Density220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62557 /62161
Elevation58–117 m (190–384 ft)
(avg. 65 m or 213 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Marœuil (or Maroeuil) is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

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.

History[edit]

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.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
1553 1619 1706 1815 2296 2509 2479
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • 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.

Twin towns[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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