Burbure

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Burbure
Burbure is located in France
Burbure
Burbure
Coordinates: 50°32′21″N 2°28′04″E / 50.5392°N 2.4678°E / 50.5392; 2.4678Coordinates: 50°32′21″N 2°28′04″E / 50.5392°N 2.4678°E / 50.5392; 2.4678
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Auchel
Intercommunality Artois-Lys
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) René Hocq
Area
 • Land1 5.53 km2 (2.14 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 2,957
 • Population2 density 530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62188 / 62151
Elevation 33–98 m (108–322 ft)
(avg. 51 m or 167 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.

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

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A farming village some 8 miles (12.9 km) west of Béthune and 30 miles (48.3 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D916 and the D182 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 3,246 —    
1968 3,379 +4.1%
1975 3,476 +2.9%
1982 3,132 −9.9%
1990 3,011 −3.9%
1999 2,840 −5.7%
2007 2,909 +2.4%
2009 2,957 +1.7%

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