Rivière, Pas-de-Calais

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Coat of arms of Rivière
Coat of arms
Rivière is located in France
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
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Beaumetz-lès-Loges
Intercommunality Vertes vallées
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Desailly
Area1 11.9 km2 (4.6 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,151
 • Density 97/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62712 /62173
Elevation 75–131 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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


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.


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


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.

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