Houchin

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Houchin
Houchin is located in France
Houchin
Houchin
Coordinates: 50°29′00″N 2°37′23″E / 50.4833°N 2.6231°E / 50.4833; 2.6231Coordinates: 50°29′00″N 2°37′23″E / 50.4833°N 2.6231°E / 50.4833; 2.6231
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Barlin
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de l'Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Konieczko
Area
 • Land1 4.5 km2 (1.7 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 711
 • Population2 density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62456 / 62620
Elevation 37–76 m (121–249 ft)
(avg. 75 m or 246 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village, situated some 3 miles (4.8 km) south of Béthune near the junction of the D72 and the D171 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Houchin
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 647 690 644 625 664 683 711
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]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]