Bouvigny-Boyeffles

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Bouvigny-Boyeffles
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Coat of arms of Bouvigny-Boyeffles
Coat of arms
Bouvigny-Boyeffles is located in France
Bouvigny-Boyeffles
Bouvigny-Boyeffles
Coordinates: 50°25′20″N 2°40′23″E / 50.4222°N 2.6731°E / 50.4222; 2.6731Coordinates: 50°25′20″N 2°40′23″E / 50.4222°N 2.6731°E / 50.4222; 2.6731
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Lens
Canton Sains-en-Gohelle
Intercommunality Lens-Liévin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Maurice Viseux
Area
 • Land1 9.07 km2 (3.50 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 2,449
 • Population2 density 270/km2 (700/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62170 / 62172
Elevation 68–192 m (223–630 ft)
(avg. 116 m or 381 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.

Bouvigny-Boyeffles is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

An ex-coalmining area, but now a farming village, situated just 8 miles (12.9 km) west of Lens at the junction of the D165 and D75 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 1,869 —    
1968 1,927 +3.1%
1975 2,049 +6.3%
1982 2,216 +8.2%
1990 2,317 +4.6%
1999 2,439 +5.3%
2005 2,581 +5.8%
2009 2,449 −5.1%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Marin, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The modern church of St. Martin.
  • The eighteenth-century chateau of Boyeffles.
  • The radio and TV transmitter.

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