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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.

CARENCY is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de- France
France
region of France
France
.

CONTENTS

* 1 Geography * 2 Population * 3 Places of interest * 4 Notable people * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links

GEOGRAPHY

A farming village located 8 miles (13 km) northwest of Arras
Arras
on the D58 road. Carency
Carency
is also the name of the brook which constitutes the course upstream of the Deûle
Deûle
river and which flows through the village.

POPULATION

Historical population of Carency
Carency
YEAR 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2004

POPULATION 491 507 525 552 711 673 700

From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

PLACES OF INTEREST

* The church of St Aignan, rebuilt, along with most of the village, after the destruction of World War I . * Vestiges of a 13th-century castle.

Carency
Carency
was heavily damaged during World War I. This image shows it after it was recaptured by French troops.

NOTABLE PEOPLE

François Faber , winner of the 1909 Tour de France
France
, died here fighting in the Second Battle of Artois , on 9 May 1915, during World War I .

SEE ALSO

* Communes of the Pas-de-Calais department

REFERENCES

* INSEE commune

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