Ames, Pas-de-Calais

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Ames
Ames2.jpg
Coat of arms of Ames
Coat of arms
Ames is located in France
Ames
Ames
Coordinates: 50°32′33″N 2°24′58″E / 50.5425°N 2.4161°E / 50.5425; 2.4161Coordinates: 50°32′33″N 2°24′58″E / 50.5425°N 2.4161°E / 50.5425; 2.4161
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Auchel
Intercommunality Artois-Lys
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marcel Cocq
Area1 3.5 km2 (1.4 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 605
 • Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62028 / 62190
Elevation 52–99 m (171–325 ft)
(avg. 53 m or 174 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.

Ames is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated some 11 miles (17.7 km) west of Béthune and 31 miles (49.9 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D69 and the D91 roads and by the banks of the river Nave.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 610 —    
1968 639 +4.8%
1975 611 −4.4%
1982 601 −1.6%
1990 555 −7.7%
1999 518 −6.7%
2009 605 +16.8%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of Saint-Pierre, dating from the twelfth century
  • The war memorial

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