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The centre of Villers-lès-Cagnicourt
The centre of Villers-lès-Cagnicourt
Villers-lès-Cagnicourt is located in France
Coordinates: 50°13′23″N 3°00′36″E / 50.2231°N 3.01°E / 50.2231; 3.01Coordinates: 50°13′23″N 3°00′36″E / 50.2231°N 3.01°E / 50.2231; 3.01
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Brebières
Intercommunality CC Osartis Marquion
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Legros
Area1 4.4 km2 (1.7 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 225
 • Density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62858 /62182
Elevation 47–79 m (154–259 ft)
(avg. 54 m or 177 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.

Villers-lès-Cagnicourt is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.


Villers-lès-Cagnicourt is situated some 15 miles (24.1 km) southeast of Arras, at the junction of the D939 and D13 roads.


The village church has plaques dedicated to several Canadian soldiers decorated for valour in the fighting nearby in 1918, including Sergeant Arthur George Knight, VC, of the 10th Battalion, CEF.


Historical population of Villers-lès-Cagnicourt
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 245 224 225 207 201 212 225
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.Martin, rebuilt, along with much of the village, after World War I.

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