Vélu

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Vélu
The town hall of Vélu
The town hall of Vélu
Location of Vélu
Vélu is located in France
Vélu
Vélu
Vélu is located in Hauts-de-France
Vélu
Vélu
Coordinates: 50°06′25″N 2°58′23″E / 50.1069°N 2.9731°E / 50.1069; 2.9731Coordinates: 50°06′25″N 2°58′23″E / 50.1069°N 2.9731°E / 50.1069; 2.9731
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementArras
CantonBapaume
IntercommunalityCC Sud-Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Lucien Rzepkowski
Area
1
3.14 km2 (1.21 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
136
 • Density43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62840 /62124
Elevation96–124 m (315–407 ft)
(avg. 112 m or 367 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

Vélu is situated some 20 miles (32.2 km) southeast of Arras, at the junction of the D18 and the D18E roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Vélu
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population183187134138130136132
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Amand, rebuilt, along with much of the village, after World War I.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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