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Arras
Place des Héros
Place des Héros
Coat of arms of Arras
Coat of arms
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Intercommunality Arras
Area1 11.63 km2 (4.49 sq mi)
Population (2012) 41,239
 • Density 3,545.9/km2 (9,184/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
INSEE/Postal code 62041 /62000
Elevation 52–99 m (171–325 ft)
(avg. 72 m or 236 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Arras (French pronunciation: [aʁɑːs]; Dutch: Atrecht) is a commune. It is the prefecture of the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region.

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