Annequin

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Annequin
The church of Annequin
The church of Annequin
Coat of arms of Annequin
Coat of arms
Location of Annequin
Annequin is located in France
Annequin
Annequin
Annequin is located in Hauts-de-France
Annequin
Annequin
Coordinates: 50°30′28″N 2°43′33″E / 50.5078°N 2.7258°E / 50.5078; 2.7258Coordinates: 50°30′28″N 2°43′33″E / 50.5078°N 2.7258°E / 50.5078; 2.7258
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBéthune
CantonDouvrin
IntercommunalityCommunauté d'agglomération de Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Yves Dupont
Area
1
3.99 km2 (1.54 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,258
 • Density570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62034 /62149
Elevation19–38 m (62–125 ft)
(avg. 23 m or 75 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

Annequin is a large farming (and ex-mining) village situated some 4 miles (6.4 km) east of Béthune and 22 miles (35.4 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D61 and the N41 roads.

Coal mining[edit]

Excavation of Mine 9 by the Compagnie des mines de Béthune began at Annequin in 1893. Mine 9 began production in 1896, ventilated by shaft 4bis. Shaft 12 was started at Annequin in February 1909 and reached a depth of 520 metres (1,710 ft). It was connected to Mine 9 and was used only for ventilation. Mine 9 was closed in 1964 and Shaft 12 in 1965.[2]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,977—    
19682,101+6.3%
19751,897−9.7%
19821,912+0.8%
19902,086+9.1%
19992,157+3.4%
20062,332+8.1%
20092,343+0.5%
20112,389+2.0%
20152,297−3.9%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the twentieth century.
  • Remains of a 13th-century castle, destroyed in 1820.
  • The war memorial.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^

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