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Coordinates: 50°17′40″N 2°53′50″E / 50.2944°N 2.8972°E / 50.2944; 2.8972Coordinates: 50°17′40″N 2°53′50″E / 50.2944°N 2.8972°E / 50.2944; 2.8972

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Vitry-en-Artois
Intercommunality Osartis
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Arnold Normand
 • Land1 4.87 km2 (1.88 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,397
 • Population2 density 290/km2 (740/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62718 / 62118
Elevation 43–71 m (141–233 ft)
(avg. 59 m or 194 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.

Rœux is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.


Rœux lies on the banks of the Scarpe river about 6 miles (10 km) east of Arras at the junction of the D33, D42 and D46 roads. The junction of the A1 and A26 autoroutes is 1/2 mile north of the commune.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
847 917 991 1057 1454 1458 1397
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • The CWGC military cemetery
  • The CWGC communal cemetery
  • Roeux on the Quid website (French)
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