Éleu-dit-Leauwette is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.
A suburban township, situated just 1 mile (1.6 km) south of the centre of Lens, at the junction of the D55, D58 and the A211 autoroute.
Completely destroyed during World War I and awarded the Croix de Guerre in 1920, this town was once home to many coal miners but is now a light industrial and dormitory commune.
Historical population of Éleu-dit-Leauwette
|From the year 1962 on: No 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 after the First World War.
- Parts of the walls of an old castle.
- The war memorial.