Lorgies

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Lorgies
Lorgies is located in France
Lorgies
Lorgies
Coordinates: 50°34′08″N 2°47′29″E / 50.5689°N 2.7914°E / 50.5689; 2.7914Coordinates: 50°34′08″N 2°47′29″E / 50.5689°N 2.7914°E / 50.5689; 2.7914
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Laventie
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de l'Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Anne-Marie Lefebvre
Area
 • Land1 6.84 km2 (2.64 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,499
 • Population2 density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62529 / 62840
Elevation 19–26 m (62–85 ft)
(avg. 21 m or 69 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Lorgies is situated some 12 miles (19.3 km) northeast of Béthune and 13 miles (20.9 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D168 and D72 roads.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
834 858 853 922 1142 1174 1499
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St. Mathieu, rebuilt in 1931.
  • Le Bourg chapel.

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