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Arras
Clockwise frae tap: A row o Flemish-Baroque-style tounhooses, the Saint-Vaast Aibey, a colourfu hoose, the Vauban Citadel, an the Toun Haw an its Belfry
Clockwise frae tap: A row o Flemish-Baroque-style tounhooses, the Saint-Vaast Aibey, a colourfu hoose, the Vauban Citadel, an the Toun Haw an its Belfry
Coat o airms o Arras
Coat o airms
Arras is locatit in Fraunce
Arras
Arras
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Arras is locatit in Hauts-de-France
Arras
Arras
Coordinates: 50°17′23″N 2°46′51″E / 50.2897°N 2.7808°E / 50.2897; 2.7808Coordinates: 50°17′23″N 2°46′51″E / 50.2897°N 2.7808°E / 50.2897; 2.7808
Kintra Fraunce
Region Hauts-de-France
Depairtment Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Intercommunality Arras
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Frédéric Leturque
Area1 11.63 km2 (4.49 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 43,693
 • Density 3,800/km2 (9,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62041 /62000
Elevation 52–99 m (171–325 ft)
(avg. 72 m or 236 ft)

1 French Laund Register data, that excludes lochs, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) an river estuaries.

2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

Arras (/ˈærəs/; French pronunciation: ​[aʁɑːs]; Dutch: Atrecht) is the caipital (chef-lieu/préfecture) o the Pas-de-Calais depairtment.

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Arras is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "British towns twinned with French towns". Archant Community Media Ltd. Retrieved 11 Julie 2013.