Rouvroy, Pas-de-Calais

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Coat of arms of Rouvroy
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Rouvroy is located in France
Coordinates: 50°23′39″N 2°54′16″E / 50.3942°N 2.9044°E / 50.3942; 2.9044Coordinates: 50°23′39″N 2°54′16″E / 50.3942°N 2.9044°E / 50.3942; 2.9044
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Lens
Canton Rouvroy
Intercommunality communauté d'agglomération d'Hénin-Carvin
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Haja
Area1 6.42 km2 (2.48 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 8,973
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62724 / 62320
Elevation 36–57 m (118–187 ft)
(avg. 55 m or 180 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.

Rouvroy is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.


Rouvroy is a farming and light industrial town, 6 miles (9.7 km) southeast of Lens, at the junction of the D40 and the D46 roads.


The inhabitants are called Rouvroysiens.

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
9653 9780 9262 9608 9208 9077 8973
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The modern church of Saint-Géry-et-Saint-Louis, built to replace the original that was destroyed, along with most of the commune, during World War I.

Nearest communes[edit]

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