|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Frederic Wallet|
|Area1||5.58 km2 (2.15 sq mi)|
|• Density||780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||62401 / 62138|
|Elevation||22–47 m (72–154 ft)
(avg. 26 m or 85 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.
Haisnes is a former coalmining town, now a light industrial and farming commune, situated some 9 miles (14.5 km) east of Béthune and 16 miles (25.7 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D163 and the D947 roads.
|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
- The churches of St.Nicaise and St.Elie, both dating from the twentieth century.
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries.
- Official website of Haisnes (French)
- St.Mary’s CWGC cemetery
- Bois-Carré CWGC cemetery
- Haisnes on the Quid website (French)
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