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Disambiguation: pelves is also a plural alternative to pelvises.
The road into Pelves
The road into Pelves
Coat of arms of Pelves
Coat of arms
Pelves is located in France
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Pelves is located in Hauts-de-France
Coordinates: 50°17′29″N 2°54′54″E / 50.2914°N 2.915°E / 50.2914; 2.915Coordinates: 50°17′29″N 2°54′54″E / 50.2914°N 2.915°E / 50.2914; 2.915
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Brebières
Intercommunality CC Osartis Marquion
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Renée Comelli
Area1 6.6 km2 (2.5 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 717
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 62650 /62118
Elevation 42–99 m (138–325 ft)
(avg. 48 m or 157 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.

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


Pelves is situated 6 miles (10 km) east of Arras, at the junction of the D33E and C4 roads, in the valley of the river Scarpe and just south of the junction of the A1 and the A26 autoroutes.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
554 573 607 653 785 716 727
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

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