Canton of Sains-en-Gohelle

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Canton of Sains-en-Gohelle
French canton
Country France
Region Blason Nord-Pas-De-Calais.svg Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas de Calais Arms.svg Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Lens
Seat Sains-en-Gohelle
Communes 6
Government
 • Representative Alain Lefèbvre
Area¹
 • Total 46.94 km2 (18.12 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 20,036
 • Density 430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Cantonal code 62 77
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The canton of Sains-en-Gohelle is a canton situated in the department of the Pas-de-Calais and in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of northern France.

Geography[edit]

The canton is organised around Sains-en-Gohelle in the arrondissement of Lens. The altitude varies from 39 m (Sains-en-Gohelle) to 192 m (Bouvigny-Boyeffles) for an average altitude of 102m.

Composition[edit]

The canton comprises six communes and a total of 20,036 inhabitants (census of 1999, without double counting).

Demographic Composition
Commune Population Post Code INSEE Code
Aix-Noulette 3836 62160 62019
Bouvigny-Boyeffles 2439 62172 62170
Gouy-Servins 297 62530 62380
Hersin-Coupigny 6498 62530 62443
Sains-en-Gohelle 6084 62114 62737
Servins 882 62530 62793

Population[edit]

Population Evolution
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
17730 18668 18786 18771 19782 20036
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting

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Coordinates: 50°25′35″N 2°40′05″E / 50.42639°N 2.66806°E / 50.42639; 2.66806