Arras

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Arras

Arras beffroi.jpg
Bell tower viewed from the Grand Place
Coat of arms of Arras
Arras is located in France
Arras
Administration
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Intercommunality Arras
Mayor Frédéric Leturque
(2012–2014)
Statistics
Elevation 52–99 m (171–325 ft)
(avg. 72 m/236 ft)
Land area1 11.63 km2 (4.49 sq mi)
Population2 42,049  (2009)
 - Density 3,616 /km2 (9,370 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62041/ 62000
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.

Coordinates: 50°17′23″N 2°46′51″E / 50.2897°N 2.7808°E / 50.2897; 2.7808

The Place des héros in Arras

Arras (French pronunciation: [aʁɑːs]; Dutch: Atrecht) is a commune. It is found in the region Nord-Pas-de-Calais in the Pas-de-Calais department in the north of France.

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Arras is twinned with: