Ferfay

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Ferfay
Coat of arms of Ferfay
Coat of arms
Ferfay is located in France
Ferfay
Ferfay
Coordinates: 50°31′08″N 2°25′31″E / 50.5189°N 2.4253°E / 50.5189; 2.4253Coordinates: 50°31′08″N 2°25′31″E / 50.5189°N 2.4253°E / 50.5189; 2.4253
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Auchel
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Artois-Lys
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gaston Nicolle
Area
 • Land1 3.89 km2 (1.50 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 880
 • Population2 density 230/km2 (590/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62328 / 62260
Elevation 65–112 m (213–367 ft)
(avg. 106 m or 348 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A former coalmining and now a farming village some 10 miles (16.1 km) west of Béthune and 31 miles (49.9 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D341 and the D91 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Ferfay
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 893 1015 910 888 920 880
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.Lugle-et-Saint-Luglien, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The ruins of a chateau destroyed in 1944.

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