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Morval

Not to be confused with Morval, Cornwall.
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Coordinates: 50°01′55″N 2°52′24″E / 50.0319°N 2.8733°E / 50.0319; 2.8733Coordinates: 50°01′55″N 2°52′24″E / 50.0319°N 2.8733°E / 50.0319; 2.8733{{#coordinates:50.0319|2.8733|type:city(87)_region:FR|||||| |primary |name= }}</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Country</th><td> France</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Region</th><td> Nord-Pas-de-Calais</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Department</th><td> Pas-de-Calais</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Arrondissement</th><td> Arras</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Canton</th><td> Bapaume</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Intercommunality</th><td> Communauté de communes de la Région de Bapaume</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th colspan="2" style="text-align:center;text-align:left">Government</th></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left"> • Mayor (2008–2014) </th><td> Jean-Pierre Poutrain</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Area1</th><td> 2.39 km2 (Bad rounding hereLua error in Module:Math at line 495: attempt to index field 'ParserFunctions' (a nil value). sq mi)</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Population (2006)2</th><td> 87</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left"> • Density</th><td> 36/km2 (94/sq mi)</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">INSEE/Postal code</th><td class="adr"> 62593 / 62450</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Elevation</th><td> Script error: No such module "convert".
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Morval is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

Geography

Morval is located Script error: No such module "convert". south of Arras, on the D11 road, completely surrounded by the department of the Somme. The junction between A1 and A2 autoroutes is less than a mile away.

Population

Morval
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Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
78 85 84 94 95 91 87
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

History

The Battle of Morval, a British offensive action, occurred as part of the larger Battle of the Somme in September. It destroyed Morval and nearby villages.

The village, including the church of St.Vaast, was rebuilt after World War I. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries in Morval hold the graves of 54 British soldiers, while the Community cemetery includes the graves of two airmen.

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