Vieille-Chapelle

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Vieille-Chapelle
Vieille-Chapelle is located in France
Vieille-Chapelle
Vieille-Chapelle
Coordinates: 50°35′32″N 2°42′23″E / 50.5922°N 2.7064°E / 50.5922; 2.7064Coordinates: 50°35′32″N 2°42′23″E / 50.5922°N 2.7064°E / 50.5922; 2.7064
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Béthune-Est
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de l'Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Michel Desse
Area
 • Land1 3.41 km2 (1.32 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 726
 • Population2 density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62851 / 62136
Elevation 16–19 m (52–62 ft)
(avg. 18 m or 59 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.

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

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Vieille-Chapelle is situated some 7 miles (11.3 km) northeast of Béthune and 15 miles (24.1 km) west of Lille, at the junction of the D182 and D172 roads. The river Lawe flows through the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Vieille-Chapelle
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 291 323 324 466 681 697 726
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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