Palluel

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Palluel
Commune
The church of Palluel
The church of Palluel
Palluel is located in France
Palluel
Palluel
Coordinates: 50°16′05″N 3°05′57″E / 50.2681°N 3.0992°E / 50.2681; 3.0992Coordinates: 50°16′05″N 3°05′57″E / 50.2681°N 3.0992°E / 50.2681; 3.0992
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-François Lemaire
Area1 2.77 km2 (1.07 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 572
 • Density 210/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62646 /62860
Elevation 34–60 m (112–197 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.

Palluel is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

Palluel is situated 19 miles (31 km) east of Arras, at the junction of the D21 and D13 roads, in the valley of the river Sensée.

History[edit]

The entire village was rebuilt after the ravages of World War I.
The commune was devastated by a tornado of category F5 on June 24, 1967. This tornado was one of the biggest ever recorded in France since at least 1850.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
479 508 522 565 525 520 572
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church, dating from the twentieth century.
  • The lakes.

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