Warlencourt-Eaucourt

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Warlencourt-Eaucourt
The town hall of Warlencourt-Eaucourt
The town hall of Warlencourt-Eaucourt
Coat of arms of Warlencourt-Eaucourt
Coat of arms
Location of Warlencourt-Eaucourt
Warlencourt-Eaucourt is located in France
Warlencourt-Eaucourt
Warlencourt-Eaucourt
Warlencourt-Eaucourt is located in Hauts-de-France
Warlencourt-Eaucourt
Warlencourt-Eaucourt
Coordinates: 50°05′00″N 2°47′27″E / 50.0833°N 2.7908°E / 50.0833; 2.7908Coordinates: 50°05′00″N 2°47′27″E / 50.0833°N 2.7908°E / 50.0833; 2.7908
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementArras
CantonBapaume
IntercommunalitySud-Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Lucien Guise
Area
1
3.71 km2 (1.43 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
145
 • Density39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62876 /62450
Elevation92–128 m (302–420 ft)
(avg. 106 m or 348 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

Warlencourt-Eaucourt is situated some 16 miles (25.7 km) south of Arras, at the junction of the D929 and the D10E roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006139—    
2007146+5.0%
2008151+3.4%
2009157+4.0%
2010162+3.2%
2011166+2.5%
2012167+0.6%
2013160−4.2%
2014153−4.4%
2015146−4.6%
2016143−2.1%

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St. Pierre, rebuilt, along with the rest of the village, after World War I.
  • The Warlencourt British Cemetery, in which over 3,000 soldiers who died during World War I are buried.
  • The war memorials:
    • A pyramid with a Catholic cross on the Rue du Calvaire. Erected on August 30, 1925 to commemorate WWI dead (4 percent of the pre-war population), also commemorates WWII dead.[2]
    • Butte de Warlencourt memorial, commemorating the 1916 battle on the ancient burial mound[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b The war memorials of Warlencourt-Eaucourt. MÉMOIRES DE PIERRE ‹See Tfd›(in French)

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