Gonnehem

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Gonnehem
Gonnehem is located in France
Gonnehem
Gonnehem
Coordinates: 50°33′44″N 2°34′29″E / 50.5622°N 2.5747°E / 50.5622; 2.5747Coordinates: 50°33′44″N 2°34′29″E / 50.5622°N 2.5747°E / 50.5622; 2.5747
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Lillers
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Artois-Lys
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Delelis
Area1 15.31 km2 (5.91 sq mi)
Population (2004)2 2,235
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62376 / 62920
Elevation 17–44 m (56–144 ft)
(avg. 20 m or 66 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A large farming village situated some 5 miles (8.0 km) northwest of Béthune and 22 miles (35.4 km) west of Lille, at the junction of the D181, D182 and the D70 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Gonnehem
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2004
Population 1701 1755 1740 1805 2172 2141 2235
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 fifteenth-century chateau de Werppe.
  • The manorhouse de Bron, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The church of St.Pierre, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The church at the hamlet of Busnettes.

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