Noyelles-Godault

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Noyelles-Godault
Noyelles-Godault is located in France
Noyelles-Godault
Noyelles-Godault
Coordinates: 50°25′15″N 2°59′41″E / 50.4208°N 2.9947°E / 50.4208; 2.9947Coordinates: 50°25′15″N 2°59′41″E / 50.4208°N 2.9947°E / 50.4208; 2.9947
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Lens
Canton Hénin-Beaumont
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération d'Hénin-Carvin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Urbaniak
Area1 5.45 km2 (2.10 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 5,153
 • Density 950/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62624 / 62950
Elevation 22–50 m (72–164 ft)
(avg. 35 m or 115 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Noyelles-Godault is a former coal mining town, nowadays a light industrial and commercial town, 10 miles (16 km) east of Lens, at the junction of the A21 autoroute and A1 autoroute.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2009
5478 5551 5050 5474 5655 5539 5257 5153
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Notable people[edit]

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Martin, rebuilt along with most of the town, after the First World War.
  • A huge mall named Auchan with many clothes stores, places to feed, restaurants... Almost 80 shops! Maybe Wikipedia can inform us to why there is an exclamation mark, when it may deserve two.

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