Calonne-sur-la-Lys

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Calonne-sur-la-Lys
Coat of arms of Calonne-sur-la-Lys
Coat of arms
Calonne-sur-la-Lys is located in France
Calonne-sur-la-Lys
Calonne-sur-la-Lys
Coordinates: 50°37′24″N 2°37′03″E / 50.6233°N 2.6175°E / 50.6233; 2.6175Coordinates: 50°37′24″N 2°37′03″E / 50.6233°N 2.6175°E / 50.6233; 2.6175
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Lillers
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Artois-Lys
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gilles Mouquet
Area
 • Land1 11 km2 (4 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 1,508
 • Population2 density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62195 / 62350
Elevation 13–19 m (43–62 ft)
(avg. 18 m or 59 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.

Calonne-sur-la-Lys is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

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A farming village some 7 miles (11.3 km) north of Béthune and 22 miles (35.4 km) west of Lille, at the junction of the D180, D186 and the D69 roads, by the banks of the Lys River, the border with the department of Nord.

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Historical population of Calonne-sur-la-Lys
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 1214 1193 1134 1366 1493 1508
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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