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The church of Monchel-sur-Canche
The church of Monchel-sur-Canche
Coat of arms of Monchel-sur-Canche
Coat of arms
Monchel-sur-Canche is located in France
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Monchel-sur-Canche is located in Hauts-de-France
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 Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Saint-Pol-sur-Ternoise
Intercommunality CC Ternois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bertrand Cléret
Area1 5.06 km2 (1.95 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 63
 • Density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
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 Hauts-de-France 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 (in French)

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