Hersin-Coupigny

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Hersin-Coupigny
Hersin-Coupigny is located in France
Hersin-Coupigny
Hersin-Coupigny
Coordinates: 50°26′49″N 2°38′56″E / 50.4469°N 2.6489°E / 50.4469; 2.6489Coordinates: 50°26′49″N 2°38′56″E / 50.4469°N 2.6489°E / 50.4469; 2.6489
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Lens
Canton Sains-en-Gohelle
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de l'Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marie Caramiaux
Area1 12.02 km2 (4.64 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 6,336
 • Density 530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62443 / 62530
Elevation 46–186 m (151–610 ft)
(avg. 82 m or 269 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.

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

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A farming town situated some 6 miles (9.7 km) west of Lens, at the junction of the D301 and the D65 roads.

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Historical population of Hersin-Coupigny
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 7272 7980 7500 7015 6679 6498 6336
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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