The centre of Thélus
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Bernard Milleville|
|Area1||8.99 km2 (3.47 sq mi)|
|• Density||130/km2 (350/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||62810 /62580|
|Elevation||88–143 m (289–469 ft)
(avg. 121 m or 397 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.
Thélus is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France. It is located 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) southeast of the Canadian National Vimy Memorial dedicated to the Battle of Vimy Ridge and the missing First World War Canadian soldiers with no known grave; the Memorial is also the site of two Canadian cemeteries.
|Census count starting in 1962: Population without duplicates|
Places of interest
- The church of St.Ranulphe, rebuilt, as was most of the village, after World War I.
- Two memorials to the Canadians who fell during the First World War.
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries.
- "Canadian National Vimy Memorial, France". The Great War UK. The Great War UK. 2015. Retrieved 31 March 2017.
The ridge runs in a direction from Givenchy-en-Gohelle in the north-west to Farbus in the south-east.
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- Nine Elms CWGC cemetery
- Zivy Crater CWGC cemetery
- Lichfield Crater CWGC cemetery
- Bois-Carré CWGC cemetery
- The CWGC military cemetery at Thélus
- The communal cemetery
- Thélus on the Quid website (in French)
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