|Intercommunality||Nœux et environs|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||François Dobrowolski|
|• Land1||4.7 km2 (1.8 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||62480 / 62113|
|Elevation||18–44 m (59–144 ft)
(avg. 25 m or 82 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.
A large farming and light industrial village, situated some 3 miles (4.8 km) southeast of Béthune and 22 miles (35.4 km) southwest of Lille on the D65 and the D943. The commune is also traversed by the A26 autoroute.
|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
- A nineteenth-century chateau.
- The church of St. Martin, rebuilt in the 16th century.
- The chapel, rebuilt, along with most of the village, after World War I.
- A museum, telling of the deportations of World War II.
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