Febvin-Palfart

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Febvin-Palfart
Febvin-Palfart is located in France
Febvin-Palfart
Febvin-Palfart
Coordinates: 50°32′20″N 2°18′58″E / 50.5389°N 2.3161°E / 50.5389; 2.3161Coordinates: 50°32′20″N 2°18′58″E / 50.5389°N 2.3161°E / 50.5389; 2.3161
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Fauquembergues
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Canton de Fauquembergues
Government
 • Mayor Pierre Deremetz
Area1 14.51 km2 (5.60 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 497
 • Density 34/km2 (89/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62327 / 62960
Elevation 87–196 m (285–643 ft)
(avg. 125 m or 410 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated 14 miles (22 km) south of Saint-Omer, at the D95 and D77 road junction.

Its surrounded by the common Westrehem, Fontaine-lès-Hermans and Fléchin, Febvin-Palfart is located 18 km northwest of the Bruay Buissière the largest nearby city.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population of Febvin-Palfart
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 603 653 612 552 512 497
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.Berthe, dating from the fifteenth century
  • Two chapels
  • A war memorial

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