Haisnes

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Haisnes
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Haisnes
Coat of arms
Haisnes is located in France
Haisnes
Haisnes
Coordinates: 50°30′31″N 2°48′09″E / 50.5086°N 2.8025°E / 50.5086; 2.8025Coordinates: 50°30′31″N 2°48′09″E / 50.5086°N 2.8025°E / 50.5086; 2.8025
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Douvrin
Intercommunality Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Frederic Wallet
Area1 5.58 km2 (2.15 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 4,357
 • 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 commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

Geography[edit]

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.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Haisnes
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 2696 2709 3106 3970 4525 4357
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]

St.Nicaise church

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