Leforest

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Leforest
Leforest is located in France
Leforest
Leforest
Coordinates: 50°26′17″N 3°03′54″E / 50.4381°N 3.065°E / 50.4381; 3.065Coordinates: 50°26′17″N 3°03′54″E / 50.4381°N 3.065°E / 50.4381; 3.065
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Lens
Canton Leforest (chef-lieu)
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération d'Hénin-Carvin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2015) Christian Musial
Area
 • Land1 6.22 km2 (2.40 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 7,129
 • Population2 density 1,100/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62497 / 62790
Elevation 20–66 m (66–217 ft)
(avg. 24 m or 79 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Leforest is situated some 12 miles (19.3 km) east of Lens, at the junction of the D161 and the D120 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Leforest
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 7380 7989 8047 7882 7195 6746 7129
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.Nicolas, dating from the eighteenth century.

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