Thélus

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Coordinates: 50°21′20″N2°48′05″E / 50.3556°N 2.8014°E / 50.3556; 2.8014 Coordinates: 50°21′20″N2°48′05″E / 50.3556°N 2.8014°E / 50.3556; 2.8014
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Arras-2
Intercommunality Arras
Government
  Mayor (20082014) Bernard Milleville
Area
1
8.99 km2 (3.47 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01) [1]
1,204
  Density130/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62810 /62580
Elevation88–143 m (289–469 ft)
(avg. 121 m or 397 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Thélus is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France. It is located four kilometres (2.5 mi) southeast of the Canadian National Vimy Memorial dedicated to the Battle of Vimy Ridge and the missing First World War Canadian soldiers with no known grave; the Memorial is also the site of two Canadian cemeteries. [2]

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References

  1. "Populations légales 2017". INSEE . Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. "Canadian National Vimy Memorial, France". The Great War UK. The Great War UK. 2015. Retrieved 31 March 2017. The ridge runs in a direction from Givenchy-en-Gohelle in the north-west to Farbus in the south-east.