Simencourt

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Simencourt
Commune
The main road of Simencourt
The main road of Simencourt
Coat of arms of Simencourt
Coat of arms
Simencourt is located in France
Simencourt
Simencourt
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Simencourt is located in Hauts-de-France
Simencourt
Simencourt
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
Government
 • 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.

Geography[edit]

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

Population[edit]

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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