Sainte-Catherine, Pas-de-Calais

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A view within Sainte-Catherine
A view within Sainte-Catherine
Coat of arms of Sainte-Catherine
Coat of arms
Sainte-Catherine is located in France
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Sainte-Catherine is located in Hauts-de-France
Coordinates: 50°18′28″N 2°45′50″E / 50.3078°N 2.7639°E / 50.3078; 2.7639Coordinates: 50°18′28″N 2°45′50″E / 50.3078°N 2.7639°E / 50.3078; 2.7639
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Arras-1
Intercommunality Communauté urbaine d'Arras
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André Bouzigues
Area1 4.4 km2 (1.7 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 3,447
 • Density 780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 62744 /62223
Elevation 53–105 m (174–344 ft)
(avg. 57 m or 187 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.

Sainte-Catherine (also unofficially: Sainte-Catherine-lès-Arras) is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.


Sainte-Catherine is a large suburb, just 1 mile (1.6 km) north of the centre of Arras, at the junction of the D264 and D63 roads.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
1629 2105 2438 3203 3132 3017 3447
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Notable people[edit]

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Catherine, rebuilt, along with much of the commune, after World War I.

See also[edit]

Communes of the Pas-de-Calais department


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