Liettres

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Liettres
Château de Liettres
Château de Liettres
Coat of arms of Liettres
Coat of arms
Liettres is located in France
Liettres
Liettres
Coordinates: 50°35′47″N 2°20′35″E / 50.5964°N 2.3431°E / 50.5964; 2.3431Coordinates: 50°35′47″N 2°20′35″E / 50.5964°N 2.3431°E / 50.5964; 2.3431
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Norrent-Fontes
Intercommunality Artois Flandres
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marcel Pruvost
Area
 • Land1 3.07 km2 (1.19 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 281
 • Population2 density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62509 / 62145
Elevation 32–91 m (105–299 ft)
(avg. 50 m or 160 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Liettres is situated some 12 miles (19.3 km) northwest of Béthune and 32 miles (51.5 km) west of Lille, on the D186e2 and D186, bordered by the A26 autoroute.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
205 226 229 241 224 239 281
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St. Pierre, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • Remains of the fifteenth-century chateau, partly destroyed in 1542 by troops of the Duke de Vendôme.
  • The seventeenth-century chateau.
  • An ancient windmill.
  • Sacré-Coeur chapel.

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