Estevelles

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Estevelles
Estevelles is located in France
Estevelles
Estevelles
Coordinates: 50°28′34″N 2°54′31″E / 50.4761°N 2.9086°E / 50.4761; 2.9086Coordinates: 50°28′34″N 2°54′31″E / 50.4761°N 2.9086°E / 50.4761; 2.9086
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Lens
Canton Harnes
Intercommunality Communaupole de Lens-Liévin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) René Poivre
Area1 2.54 km2 (0.98 sq mi)
Population (2004)2 1,696
 • Density 670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62311 / 62880
Elevation 21–46 m (69–151 ft)
(avg. 19 m or 62 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated some 6 miles (9.7 km) northeast of Lens, near the junction of the D164e and the D917. The canalised Deule river forms the southern boundary of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Estevelles
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2004
Population 1225 1237 1183 1151 1629 1687 1696
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 Notre-Dame, rebuilt, as was most of the village, after the First World War.
  • The war memorial.

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