Annay, Pas-de-Calais

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Annay
Coat of arms of Annay
Coat of arms
Annay is located in France
Annay
Annay
Coordinates: 50°27′51″N 2°52′59″E / 50.4642°N 2.8831°E / 50.4642; 2.8831Coordinates: 50°27′51″N 2°52′59″E / 50.4642°N 2.8831°E / 50.4642; 2.8831
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Lens
Canton Lens-Nord-Ouest
Intercommunality Lens-Liévin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michèle San Vicente
Area1 4.33 km2 (1.67 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 4,315
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62033 / 62880
Elevation 21–44 m (69–144 ft)
(avg. 27 m or 89 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.

Annay (also referred to as Annay-sous-Lens) is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

Geography[edit]

A large farming village, with a large lake and marshes, situated some 3 miles (4.8 km) northeast of Lens at the junction of the D917 and D39 roads. The canalized Deûle river forms much of the northeast border of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 5,064 —    
1968 5,236 +3.4%
1975 5,139 −1.9%
1982 4,862 −5.4%
1990 5,132 +5.6%
1999 4,718 −8.1%
2005 4,750 +0.7%
2009 4,315 −9.2%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Amé, rebuilt, as was most of the village, after the First World War.
  • The war memorial.
  • An abandoned protestant church.

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