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The church of Souastre
The church of Souastre
Coat of arms of Souastre
Coat of arms
Souastre is located in France
Coordinates: 50°09′11″N 2°33′54″E / 50.1531°N 2.565°E / 50.1531; 2.565Coordinates: 50°09′11″N 2°33′54″E / 50.1531°N 2.565°E / 50.1531; 2.565
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Avesnes-le-Comte
Intercommunality Deux Sources
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Prévost
Area1 7.24 km2 (2.80 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 337
 • Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62800 /62111
Elevation 119–165 m (390–541 ft)
(avg. 139 m or 456 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.

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


Souastre lies 15 miles (24.1 km) southwest of Arras, at the junction of the D2, D6 and D23 roads.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
403 442 434 368 352 324 337
Census count starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • Ruins of a watermill.
  • The church of St.Vaast, dating from the seventeenth century.

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