Oisy-le-Verger

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Oisy-le-Verger
Commune
The church of Oisy-le-Verger
The church of Oisy-le-Verger
Coat of arms of Oisy-le-Verger
Coat of arms
Oisy-le-Verger is located in France
Oisy-le-Verger
Oisy-le-Verger
Coordinates: 50°15′03″N 3°07′29″E / 50.2508°N 3.1247°E / 50.2508; 3.1247Coordinates: 50°15′03″N 3°07′29″E / 50.2508°N 3.1247°E / 50.2508; 3.1247
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Bapaume
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Marquion
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Léger
Area1 11.36 km2 (4.39 sq mi)
Population (2206)2 1,297
 • Density 110/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62638 /62860
Elevation 32–77 m (105–253 ft)
(avg. 78 m or 256 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.

Oisy-le-Verger is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

Oisy-le-Verger is a farming village situated 15 miles (24 km) east of Arras, at the junction of the D21 and D14 roads.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
1303 1328 1310 1278 1301 1260 1297
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St. Didier, dating from the twentieth century.
  • Traces of an old castle and watermill.
  • Remains of the Cistercian abbey founded in 1227.
  • A pre-Roman menhir.
  • The museum, housed in the mairie (town hall).
Town hall of Oisy-le-Verger

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