Wancourt

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Wancourt
Wancourt is located in France
Wancourt
Wancourt
Coordinates: 50°14′54″N 2°52′18″E / 50.2483°N 2.8717°E / 50.2483; 2.8717Coordinates: 50°14′54″N 2°52′18″E / 50.2483°N 2.8717°E / 50.2483; 2.8717
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Croisilles
Intercommunality Arras
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Éric Duflot[1]
Area1 8.9 km2 (3.4 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 671
 • Density 75/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62873 /62128
Elevation 56–101 m (184–331 ft)
(avg. 61 m or 200 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Wancourt is situated some 5 miles (8.0 km) southeast of Arras, at the junction of the D33 and the D34E roads. The A1 autoroute passes by just yards from the commune.

Toponymy[edit]

Wahencurt (1072), Wahencourt (around 1110), Waencurt (1148), Waencourt (1226).

Population[edit]

Historical population of Wancourt
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2007 2012
Population 383 399 420 431 547 587 597 598 671
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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