Éleu-dit-Leauwette

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Éleu-dit-Leauwette
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Éleu-dit-Leauwette
Coat of arms
Location of Éleu-dit-Leauwette
Éleu-dit-Leauwette is located in France
Éleu-dit-Leauwette
Éleu-dit-Leauwette
Éleu-dit-Leauwette is located in Hauts-de-France
Éleu-dit-Leauwette
Éleu-dit-Leauwette
Coordinates: 50°25′18″N 2°48′43″E / 50.4217°N 2.8119°E / 50.4217; 2.8119Coordinates: 50°25′18″N 2°48′43″E / 50.4217°N 2.8119°E / 50.4217; 2.8119
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementLens
CantonLiévin
IntercommunalityCA Lens-Liévin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Pruneau
Area
1
1.17 km2 (0.45 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,989
 • Density2,600/km2 (6,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62291 /62300
Elevation31–66 m (102–217 ft)
(avg. 44 m or 144 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Éleu-dit-Leauwette is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

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.

History[edit]

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 area and bedroom community.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Éleu-dit-Leauwette
Year1962196819751982199019992004
Population2813296728783710340231073135
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[edit]

The church of St.Pierre
  • The church of St.Pierre, rebuilt after the First World War.
  • Parts of the walls of an old castle.
  • The war memorial.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.