Cauchy-à-la-Tour

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Cauchy-à-la-Tour
Cauchy-à-la-Tour is located in France
Cauchy-à-la-Tour
Cauchy-à-la-Tour
Coordinates: 50°30′16″N 2°27′09″E / 50.5044°N 2.4525°E / 50.5044; 2.4525Coordinates: 50°30′16″N 2°27′09″E / 50.5044°N 2.4525°E / 50.5044; 2.4525
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Auchel
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de l'Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Eugène Fontaine (PCF)
Area
 • Land1 3.13 km2 (1.21 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 2,856
 • Population2 density 910/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62217 / 62260
Elevation 82–116 m (269–381 ft)
(avg. 115 m or 377 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.

Cauchy-à-la-Tour is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming and ex-coalmining village some 10 miles (16.1 km) southwest of Béthune and 30 miles (48.3 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D183 and the D341 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Cauchy-à-la-Tour
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 2981 2997 2696 2712 2907 2856
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Pierre, rebuilt after the First World War.
  • The war memorial.
  • Ruins of an old castle.

Notable people[edit]

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