Thélus

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Thélus
The centre of Thélus
The centre of Thélus
Coat of arms of Thélus
Coat of arms
Location of Thélus
Thélus is located in France
Thélus
Thélus
Thélus is located in Hauts-de-France
Thélus
Thélus
Coordinates: 50°21′20″N 2°48′05″E / 50.3556°N 2.8014°E / 50.3556; 2.8014Coordinates: 50°21′20″N 2°48′05″E / 50.3556°N 2.8014°E / 50.3556; 2.8014
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementArras
CantonArras-2
IntercommunalityArras
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Milleville
Area
1
8.99 km2 (3.47 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,245
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62810 /62580
Elevation88–143 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.

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.[2]

Geography[edit]

Thélus lies 5 miles (8.0 km) north of Arras, at the junction of the N17 and D49 roads. Junction 7 of the A26 autoroute is less than a mile away.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
659 703 853 887 998 1022 1204
Census count starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "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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