Rivière, Pas-de-Calais

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Rivière
The church of Rivière
The church of Rivière
Coat of arms of Rivière
Coat of arms
Location of Rivière
Rivière is located in France
Rivière
Rivière
Rivière is located in Hauts-de-France
Rivière
Rivière
Coordinates: 50°14′00″N 2°41′25″E / 50.2333°N 2.6903°E / 50.2333; 2.6903Coordinates: 50°14′00″N 2°41′25″E / 50.2333°N 2.6903°E / 50.2333; 2.6903
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementArras
CantonAvesnes-le-Comte
IntercommunalityCU Arras
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Desailly
Area
1
11.9 km2 (4.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,150
 • Density97/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62712 /62173
Elevation75–131 m (246–430 ft)
(avg. 107 m or 351 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

Rivière is a farming and light industrial village 6 miles (10 km) southwest of Arras, at the junction of the D7, D30 and D34 roads.

History[edit]

The five hamlets of Bellacourt, Bellacordelle, Brétencourt, Grosville and Le Fermont became the commune of Rivière in 1789.

Population[edit]

The inhabitants are called Riviérois.

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
934 963 963 1102 1142 1122 1151
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

The church
  • The church of St.Vaast, dating from the eighteenth century.
  • The eighteenth-century château de Grosville and its parkland.
  • Traces of a 13th-century castle at Brétencourt.
  • The Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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