Ames, Pas-de-Calais

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Ames
The church of Ames
The church of Ames
Coat of arms of Ames
Coat of arms
Location of Ames
Ames is located in France
Ames
Ames
Ames is located in Hauts-de-France
Ames
Ames
Coordinates: 50°32′33″N 2°24′58″E / 50.5425°N 2.4161°E / 50.5425; 2.4161Coordinates: 50°32′33″N 2°24′58″E / 50.5425°N 2.4161°E / 50.5425; 2.4161
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBéthune
CantonLillers
IntercommunalityCommunauté d'agglomération de Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Marcel Cocq
Area
1
3.5 km2 (1.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
650
 • Density190/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62028 /62190
Elevation52–99 m (171–325 ft)
(avg. 53 m or 174 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Ames is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated some 11 miles (17.7 km) west of Béthune and 31 miles (49.9 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D69 and the D91 roads and by the banks of the river Nave.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962610—    
1968639+4.8%
1975611−4.4%
1982601−1.6%
1990555−7.7%
1999518−6.7%
2006563+8.7%
2007569+1.1%
2009605+6.3%
2012653+7.9%
2014661+1.2%
2015652−1.4%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of Saint-Pierre, dating from the twelfth century
  • The war memorial

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]