Labeuvrière

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Labeuvrière
Labeuvrière is located in France
Labeuvrière
Labeuvrière
Coordinates: 50°31′15″N 2°33′50″E / 50.5208°N 2.5639°E / 50.5208; 2.5639Coordinates: 50°31′15″N 2°33′50″E / 50.5208°N 2.5639°E / 50.5208; 2.5639
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Béthune-Sud
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de l'Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Leroy
Area
 • Land1 6.11 km2 (2.36 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,671
 • Population2 density 270/km2 (710/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62479 / 62122
Elevation 23–75 m (75–246 ft)
(avg. 36 m or 118 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A large farming and light industrial village, situated some 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Béthune and 20 miles (32.2 km) southwest of Lille on the D181e5, traversed by the A26 autoroute.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Labeuvrière
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 1857 1953 1702 1714 1702 1710 1671
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. Christine, rebuilt, along with the rest of the village, after World War I.
  • The ancient priory (fr: prévoté) of the abbey of St.Vaast, now the mairie.

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