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Subject: Arrondissement of Arras, Communauté de communes de la Région de Frévent
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Coordinates: 50°18′13″N 2°12′33″E / 50.3036°N 2.2092°E / 50.3036; 2.2092Coordinates: 50°18′13″N 2°12′33″E / 50.3036°N 2.2092°E / 50.3036; 2.2092

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Auxi-le-Château
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Région de Frévent
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bertrand Cléret
 • Land1 5.06 km2 (1.95 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 63
 • Population2 density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62577 / 62270
Elevation 52–133 m (171–436 ft)
(avg. 120 m or 390 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.

Monchel-sur-Canche is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.


Monchel-sur-Canche is situated on the banks and in the vally of the river Canche, which feeds the local fish/trout farm, it is 25 miles (40 km) west of Arras, on the D102 road.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
62 68 67 67 66 71 63
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The fifteenth century church of "St Juste", who is the patron saint of farmers.

Monchel sur Canche is known for being so friendly, in fact, the Village is known as "the little Village with a big heart" (Le petit village avec un grand coeur).

Monchel is a village that is unique!!


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Monchel-sur-Canche on the Quid website (French)
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