Villers-au-Bois

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Villers-au-Bois
The church of Villers-au-Bois
The church of Villers-au-Bois
Location of Villers-au-Bois
Villers-au-Bois is located in France
Villers-au-Bois
Villers-au-Bois
Villers-au-Bois is located in Hauts-de-France
Villers-au-Bois
Villers-au-Bois
Coordinates: 50°22′26″N 2°40′20″E / 50.3739°N 2.6722°E / 50.3739; 2.6722Coordinates: 50°22′26″N 2°40′20″E / 50.3739°N 2.6722°E / 50.3739; 2.6722
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementLens
CantonBully-les-Mines
IntercommunalityCA Lens-Liévin
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Bernadette Doutremepuich[1]
Area
1
5.2 km2 (2.0 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
599
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62854 /62144
Elevation99–162 m (325–531 ft)
(avg. 146 m or 479 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Villers-au-Bois (French pronunciation: ​[vilɛʁ o bwa]) is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.[3]

Geography[edit]

Villers-au-Bois is surrounded by woodland and situated some 8 miles (13 km) northwest of Arras, at the junction of the D65 and D58 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1968 298—    
1975 311+0.61%
1982 335+1.07%
1990 369+1.22%
1999 379+0.30%
2007 437+1.80%
2012 563+5.20%
2017 568+0.18%
Source: INSEE[4]

Places of interest[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 9 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ INSEE commune file
  4. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE

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