Drocourt, Pas-de-Calais

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Drocourt
Drocourt is located in France
Drocourt
Drocourt
Coordinates: 50°23′31″N 2°55′39″E / 50.3919°N 2.9275°E / 50.3919; 2.9275Coordinates: 50°23′31″N 2°55′39″E / 50.3919°N 2.9275°E / 50.3919; 2.9275
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Lens
Canton Rouvroy
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération d'Hénin-Carvin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Czerwinski
Area
 • Land1 3.4 km2 (1.3 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Population2 3,115
 • Population2 density 920/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62277 / 62320
Elevation 39–68 m (128–223 ft)
(avg. 41 m or 135 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.

Drocourt is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

Geography[edit]

An ex-coalmining commune, now a light industrial and farming town, situated some 6 miles (9.7 km) southeast of Lens, at the junction of the D919, D40 and D47 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Drocourt, Pas-de-Calais
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2004
Population 2247 2361 3035 3458 3341 3104 3115
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 churches of St.Leger and of St.Barbe, both dating from the twentieth century.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Drocourt is twinned with:

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