Saint-Nicolas, Pas-de-Calais

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The monument to the dead of Saint-Nicolas
The monument to the dead of Saint-Nicolas
Coat of arms of Saint-Nicolas
Coat of arms
Saint-Nicolas is located in France
Coordinates: 50°18′11″N 2°46′41″E / 50.3031°N 2.7781°E / 50.3031; 2.7781Coordinates: 50°18′11″N 2°46′41″E / 50.3031°N 2.7781°E / 50.3031; 2.7781
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Arras-2
Intercommunality Communauté urbaine d'Arras
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Annie Cardon
Area1 3.19 km2 (1.23 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 5,205
 • Density 1,600/km2 (4,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62764 /62223
Elevation 52–102 m (171–335 ft)
(avg. 80 m or 260 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-Nicolas or Saint-Nicolas-lez-Arras is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.


Saint-Nicolas is a large suburb of Arras, on the banks of the Scarpe river, just 1 mile (1.6 km) north of the centre of Arras, at the junction of the D41, D63 and N17 roads.

de:LipperodeLipperode, a part of Lippstadt, in Germany is the twin town of St-Nicolas-lez-Arraz.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
1936 2402 4072 6224 6121 5659 5205
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Nicholas, rebuilt, along with the rest of the commune, after World War I.
  • Traces of an old castle.

Notable people[edit]

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