Saint-Laurent-Blangy

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Saint-Laurent-Blangy
A road within Saint-Laurent-Blangy
A road within Saint-Laurent-Blangy
Coat of arms of Saint-Laurent-Blangy
Coat of arms
Location of Saint-Laurent-Blangy
Saint-Laurent-Blangy is located in France
Saint-Laurent-Blangy
Saint-Laurent-Blangy
Saint-Laurent-Blangy is located in Hauts-de-France
Saint-Laurent-Blangy
Saint-Laurent-Blangy
Coordinates: 50°18′11″N 2°48′13″E / 50.3031°N 2.8036°E / 50.3031; 2.8036Coordinates: 50°18′11″N 2°48′13″E / 50.3031°N 2.8036°E / 50.3031; 2.8036
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementArras
CantonArras-2
Intercommunalitycommunauté urbaine d'Arras
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Pierre Deleury
Area
1
9.83 km2 (3.80 sq mi)
Population
(2006)2
5,619
 • Density570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62753 /62223
Elevation50–103 m (164–338 ft)
(avg. 93 m or 305 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.

Saint-Laurent-Blangy is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

Saint-Laurent-Blangy is a light industrial suburb and river port on the northeast side of Arras, at the junction of the N50, D42 and D919 roads.

History[edit]

Joan of Arc was imprisoned here at the chateau, after her capture at Compiègne.
The town was completely destroyed during the First World War.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
3650 3752 5227 6100 5358 5578 5619
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

See also[edit]

Communes of the Pas-de-Calais department

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