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Subject: Bourlon Wood Memorial, Arrondissement of Arras, 38th Battalion (Ottawa), CEF, Battle of the Canal du Nord, Communauté de communes de Marquion, Canadian war memorials
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Coordinates: 50°10′43″N 3°07′03″E / 50.1786°N 3.1175°E / 50.1786; 3.1175Coordinates: 50°10′43″N 3°07′03″E / 50.1786°N 3.1175°E / 50.1786; 3.1175

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Marquion
Intercommunality Marquion
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Luc Boyer
 • Land1 12.3 km2 (4.7 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 1,203
 • Population2 density 98/km2 (250/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62164 / 62860
Elevation 53–127 m (174–417 ft)
(avg. 80 m or 260 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.

Bourlon is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region in northern France.


A farming village located 22 miles (35 km) southeast of Arras on the D16 road, just yards from the A26 autoroute.



See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Official commune website
  • Bourlon Wood cemetery
  • Bourlon on the Quid website (French)
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