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Abbey of Mont Saint-Éloi
Abbey of Mont Saint-Éloi
Coat of arms of Mont-Saint-Éloi
Coat of arms
Mont-Saint-Éloi is located in France
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Mont-Saint-Éloi is located in Hauts-de-France
Coordinates: 50°21′07″N 2°41′38″E / 50.3519°N 2.6939°E / 50.3519; 2.6939Coordinates: 50°21′07″N 2°41′38″E / 50.3519°N 2.6939°E / 50.3519; 2.6939
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Arras-1
Intercommunality CU Arras
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Bavière
Area1 15.85 km2 (6.12 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,033
 • Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 62589 /62144
Elevation 67–145 m (220–476 ft)
(avg. 135 m or 443 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.

Mont-Saint-Éloi is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.


Mont-Saint-Éloi is situated 5 miles (8 km) northwest of Arras, at the junction of the D341 and the D49 roads, on the banks of the river Scarpe.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
1031 1042 1056 1023 982 1018 1033
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Joseph, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery.
  • The eighteenth-century chateau d’Écoivres.
  • Remains of an abbey church, destroyed in 1783.
  • Two menhirs, known as the Twin Stones.
Towers of the abbey of Mont Saint-Éloi

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