Arrondissement of Lens

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Arrondissement of Lens
Location of Lens in Nord-Pas de Calais
Location of Lens in Nord-Pas de Calais
Country France
Region Nord-Pas de Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Cantons 17
Communes 43
Subprefecture Lens
Area¹
 • Total 278 km2 (107 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 326,719
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km² as well as the estuaries of rivers.

The arrondissement of Lens is an arrondissement of northern France in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas de Calais region. It has 17 cantons and 43 communes.

Composition[edit]

Cantons[edit]

The cantons of the arrondissement of Lens are:

  1. Avion
  2. Bully-les-Mines
  3. Carvin
  4. Courrières
  5. Harnes
  6. Hénin-Beaumont
  7. Leforest
  8. Lens-Est
  9. Lens-Nord-Est
  10. Lens-Nord-Ouest
  11. Liévin-Nord
  12. Liévin-Sud
  13. Montigny-en-Gohelle
  14. Noyelles-sous-Lens
  15. Rouvroy
  16. Sains-en-Gohelle
  17. Wingles

Communes[edit]

The communes of the arrondissement of Lens, and their INSEE codes, are:

1. Aix-Noulette (62019) 2. Angres (62032) 3. Annay (62033) 4. Avion (62065)
5. Billy-Montigny (62133) 6. Bouvigny-Boyeffles (62170) 7. Bully-les-Mines (62186) 8. Bénifontaine (62107)
9. Carvin (62215) 10. Courcelles-lès-Lens (62249) 11. Courrières (62250) 12. Dourges (62274)
13. Drocourt (62277) 14. Éleu-dit-Leauwette (62291) 15. Estevelles (62311) 16. Évin-Malmaison (62321)
17. Fouquières-lès-Lens (62351) 18. Gouy-Servins (62380) 19. Grenay (62386) 20. Harnes (62413)
21. Hénin-Beaumont (62427) 22. Hersin-Coupigny (62443) 23. Hulluch (62464) 24. Leforest (62497)
25. Lens (62498) 26. Libercourt (62907) 27. Liévin (62510) 28. Loison-sous-Lens (62523)
29. Loos-en-Gohelle (62528) 30. Mazingarbe (62563) 31. Méricourt (62570) 32. Meurchin (62573)
33. Montigny-en-Gohelle (62587) 34. Noyelles-Godault (62624) 35. Noyelles-sous-Lens (62628) 36. Oignies (62637)
37. Pont-à-Vendin (62666) 38. Rouvroy (62724) 39. Sains-en-Gohelle (62737) 40. Sallaumines (62771)
41. Servins (62793) 42. Vendin-le-Vieil (62842) 43. Wingles (62895)

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Coordinates: 50°26′00″N 2°50′00″E / 50.4333°N 2.8333°E / 50.4333; 2.8333