Amettes

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Amettes
The church of Amettes
The church of Amettes
Coat of arms of Amettes
Coat of arms
Location of Amettes
Amettes is located in France
Amettes
Amettes
Amettes is located in Hauts-de-France
Amettes
Amettes
Coordinates: 50°31′53″N 2°23′36″E / 50.5314°N 2.3933°E / 50.5314; 2.3933Coordinates: 50°31′53″N 2°23′36″E / 50.5314°N 2.3933°E / 50.5314; 2.3933
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBéthune
CantonLillers
IntercommunalityCommunauté d'agglomération de Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Corinne Vasseur
Area
1
6.82 km2 (2.63 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
488
 • Density72/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62029 /62260
Elevation62–121 m (203–397 ft)
(avg. 86 m or 282 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Amettes 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 32 miles (51.5 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D69 and the D341 roads and by the banks of the river Nave.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962533—    
1968566+6.2%
1975507−10.4%
1982505−0.4%
1990507+0.4%
1999474−6.5%
2006499+5.3%
2007502+0.6%
2009500−0.4%
2012504+0.8%
2014510+1.2%
2015498−2.4%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Sulpice, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The war memorial.
Church interior

Personalities[edit]

Benedict Joseph Labre, Catholic saint, was born here in 1748.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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