Lambres

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Lambres
Lambres is located in France
Lambres
Lambres
Coordinates: 50°37′03″N 2°23′51″E / 50.6175°N 2.3975°E / 50.6175; 2.3975Coordinates: 50°37′03″N 2°23′51″E / 50.6175°N 2.3975°E / 50.6175; 2.3975
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Norrent-Fontes
Intercommunality Artois Flandres
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Serge Tirloir
Area
 • Land1 4.37 km2 (1.69 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,038
 • Population2 density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62486 / 62120
Elevation 18–49 m (59–161 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.

Lambres 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 10 miles (16.1 km) northwest of Béthune and 30 miles (48.3 km) west of Lille at the junction of the D90 and the N43.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Lambres
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 816 884 892 1013 1042 937 1038
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]

  • An eighteenth-century farmhouse.
  • The church of St. Lambert, dating from the sixteenth century.

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