Hesdigneul-lès-Béthune

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Hesdigneul-lès-Béthune
Hesdigneul-lès-Béthune is located in France
Hesdigneul-lès-Béthune
Hesdigneul-lès-Béthune
Coordinates: 50°30′07″N 2°35′31″E / 50.5019°N 2.5919°E / 50.5019; 2.5919Coordinates: 50°30′07″N 2°35′31″E / 50.5019°N 2.5919°E / 50.5019; 2.5919
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Barlin
Intercommunality Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Maurice Lecomte
Area1 2.59 km2 (1.00 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 829
 • Density 320/km2 (830/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62445 / 62196
Elevation 32–61 m (105–200 ft)
(avg. 115 m or 377 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.

Hesdigneul-lès-Béthune is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

Geography[edit]

A small farming village, situated some 3 miles (4.8 km) southwest of Béthune at the junction of the D181 and the D941 roads and one mile from junction 6 of the A26 autoroute.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Hesdigneul-lès-Béthune
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 817 896 843 759 791 771 829
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.Denis, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The vestiges of an eighteenth-century chateau and its outbuildings.

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