Lières

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Lières
Coat of arms of Lières
Coat of arms
Lières is located in France
Lières
Lières
Coordinates: 50°33′16″N 2°25′09″E / 50.5544°N 2.4192°E / 50.5544; 2.4192Coordinates: 50°33′16″N 2°25′09″E / 50.5544°N 2.4192°E / 50.5544; 2.4192
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Auchel
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Artois-Lys
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Maurice Crétel
Area1 3.24 km2 (1.25 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 348
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62508 / 62190
Elevation 41–93 m (135–305 ft)
(avg. 85 m or 279 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Lières is situated some 10 miles (16.1 km) northwest of Béthune and 33 miles (53.1 km) west of Lille, on the D185 and D91, by the banks of the Nave River.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
527 537 443 351 299 279 348
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St. Adrien, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • A farmhouse dating from the seventeenth century, all that remains of the ancient chateau.
  • The feudal motte, with a deep moat.

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