Annequin

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Annequin
Annequin-Eglise1.JPG
Coat of arms of Annequin
Coat of arms
Annequin is located in France
Annequin
Annequin
Coordinates: 50°30′28″N 2°43′33″E / 50.5078°N 2.7258°E / 50.5078; 2.7258Coordinates: 50°30′28″N 2°43′33″E / 50.5078°N 2.7258°E / 50.5078; 2.7258
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Cambrin
Intercommunality Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Yves Dupont
Area
 • Land1 3.99 km2 (1.54 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 2,343
 • Population2 density 590/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62034 / 62149
Elevation 19–38 m (62–125 ft)
(avg. 23 m or 75 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A large farming (and ex-mining) village situated some 4 miles (6.4 km) east of Béthune and 22 miles (35.4 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D61 and the N41 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,977 —    
1968 2,101 +6.3%
1975 1,897 −9.7%
1982 1,912 +0.8%
1990 2,086 +9.1%
1999 2,157 +3.4%
2009 2,343 +8.6%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the twentieth century.
  • Remains of a 13th-century castle, destroyed in 1820.
  • The war memorial.

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