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The main road of Simencourt
The main road of Simencourt
Coat of arms of Simencourt
Coat of arms
Simencourt is located in France
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Simencourt is located in Hauts-de-France
Coordinates: 50°15′32″N 2°38′38″E / 50.2589°N 2.6439°E / 50.2589; 2.6439Coordinates: 50°15′32″N 2°38′38″E / 50.2589°N 2.6439°E / 50.2589; 2.6439
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Avesnes-le-Comte
Intercommunality CC Campagnes de l'Artois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Donat Tabary
Area1 5.06 km2 (1.95 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 557
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62796 /62123
Elevation 91–140 m (299–459 ft)
(avg. 90 m or 300 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.

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


Simencourt lies 7 miles (11.3 km) southwest of Arras, at the junction of the D7 and D67 roads.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
349 360 361 413 523 534 557
Census count starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • An eighteenth-century manor house.
  • The church of St. Médard, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • Scene of fighting in 1918 by 9th Battalion (North Irish Horse) Royal Irish Fusiliers.

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