Arras

commune in Pas-de-Calais, France

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

Arras
Place des Héros
Place des Héros
Coat of arms of Arras
Coat of arms
Location of Arras
Arras is located in France
Arras
Arras
Arras is located 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
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementArras
IntercommunalityArras
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Frédéric Leturque
Area
1
11.63 km2 (4.49 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
41,239
 • Density3,500/km2 (9,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62041 /62000
Elevation52–99 m (171–325 ft)
(avg. 72 m or 236 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Sister citiesEdit

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