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|Intercommunality||Communauté d'agglomération de l'Artois|
|Elevation||23–50 m (75–160 ft)
(avg. 43 m or 141 ft)
|Land area1||10.39 km2 (4.01 sq mi)|
|- Density||433 /km2 (1,120 /sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||62846/ 62980|
|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.|
A ex-coalmining town, Vermelles is situated 6 miles (9.7 km) southeast of Béthune and 20 miles (32.2 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D39, D75 and D943 roads and by the banks of the river Surgeon.
|From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.|
Places of interest 
- The church of St. Pierre, rebuilt, along with most of the village, after the First World War.
- The war memorials.
- The modern church of Notre-Dame.
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries.
Twin town 
See also 
- The CWGC British cemetery
- The CWGC graves in the commune’s cemetery
- CWGC Quarry Cemetery at Vermelles
- Vermelles on the Quid website (French)
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