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Vaulx-Vraucourt
Population 1,072

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

Geography[]

Vaulx-Vraucourt lies 15 miles (24.1 km) southeast of Arras and about 4 miles (6.4 km) northeast of Bapaume, at the junction of the D20, D10E and D36 roads.

History[]

The commune name comes from the two hamlets that were combined into one commune in 1821.
The village was the site of heavy fighting during World War I. Major battles occurred in this area in 1917 and 1918. Four military cemeteries are located in and around the village, containing the graves of soldiers from the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

Population[]

Historical population of Vaulx-Vraucourt
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 1040104710211075113311101072
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[]

See also[]

  • Communes of the Pas-de-Calais department

References[]

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