Monchy-le-Preux is a
commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.
Monchy-le-Preux is situated southeast of Arras, at the junction of
the D33 and the D339 roads. Junction 15 of the A1 autoroute
is just a mile away.
an important strategic position near to Arras during the
1914-18 war and bloody fighting ensued around the village.
It was from here that the Germans bombarded Arras and destroyed the
belltower. Just outside Monchy, on the D939, a carved stone marks
the boundary of the advancing German army during the First World War
|Census count starting from
1962: Population without duplicates
Places of interest
Image:monchy01.JPG|The caribou monument to the Newfoundland
Image:monchy03.JPG|The commemorative plaque