Town hall of Sallaumines
|• Mayor (2001–2008)||Gilbert Rolos|
|• Land1||3.82 km2 (1.47 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||2,800/km2 (7,100/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||62771 / 62430|
|Elevation||27–54 m (89–177 ft)
(avg. 43 m or 141 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.
On 18 June, 1916 Max Immelmann, the first German World War I flying ace, was killed by the British 25 Squadron Royal Flying Corps while flying over the area.
The A21 motorway passes north of the town. Sallaumines has a train station (Gare de Sallaumines) on the line from Lens to Lille, and another one (Gare de Pont-de-Sallaumines) on the line from Lens to Valenciennes.
- Trbovlje, central-eastern Slovenia. The two mining places are twins since 1964. There is a street in Sallaumines named Trbovlje, and a street in Trbovlje named Sallaumines. There are also regular exchanges of schoolchildren between them.
- Wodzisław Śląski, Poland
- Rogelj, Ajda (5 April 2013). "Ali ste vedeli ... da so ulico v Trbovljah poimenovali Sallaumines" [Did You Know... That a Street in Trbovlje Has Been Named Sallaumines]. Rodna gruda (in Slovene). Združenje Slovenska izseljenska matica.
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