Souchez

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Souchez
The Souchez river
The Souchez river
Souchez is located in France
Souchez
Souchez
Coordinates: 50°23′29″N 2°44′37″E / 50.3914°N 2.7436°E / 50.3914; 2.7436Coordinates: 50°23′29″N 2°44′37″E / 50.3914°N 2.7436°E / 50.3914; 2.7436
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Vimy
Intercommunality Lens-Liévin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marie Alexandre
Area1 6.75 km2 (2.61 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,337
 • Density 350/km2 (900/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62801 / 62153
Elevation 62–157 m (203–515 ft)
(avg. 97 m or 318 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.

Souchez is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

Geography[edit]

Souchez lies 8 miles (12.9 km) north of Arras, at the junction of the D937, D57 and D58 roads. The small river Souchez, a tributary of the Deûle, flows through the town.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Souchez
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 1652 1800 1862 1872 2031 2176 2337
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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