Arrondissement of Lens

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Lens
Arrondissement of France
Location of Lens in Hauts-de-France
Location of Lens in Hauts-de-France
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Communes 50
Subprefecture Lens
Area¹
 • Total 352.1 km2 (135.9 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 358,694
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km² as well as the estuaries of rivers.

The arrondissement of Lens is an arrondissement of northern France in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region. In 2007 it absorbed the two cantons of Avion and Rouvroy from the arrondissement of Arras.[1] Since the January 2017 reorganization of the arrondissements of Pas-de-Calais, it has 50 communes.[2]

Composition[edit]

Cantons[edit]

The cantons of the arrondissement of Lens are:

Communes[edit]

The communes of the arrondissement of Lens, and their INSEE codes, are:

  1. Ablain-Saint-Nazaire (62001)
  2. Acheville (62003)
  3. Aix-Noulette (62019)
  4. Angres (62032)
  5. Annay (62033)
  6. Avion (62065)
  7. Bénifontaine (62107)
  8. Billy-Montigny (62133)
  9. Bois-Bernard (62148)
  10. Bouvigny-Boyeffles (62170)
  11. Bully-les-Mines (62186)
  12. Carency (62213)
  13. Carvin (62215)
  14. Courcelles-lès-Lens (62249)
  15. Courrières (62250)
  16. Dourges (62274)
  17. Drocourt (62277)
  18. Éleu-dit-Leauwette (62291)
  19. Estevelles (62311)
  20. Évin-Malmaison (62321)
  21. Fouquières-lès-Lens (62351)
  22. Givenchy-en-Gohelle (62371)
  23. Gouy-Servins (62380)
  24. Grenay (62386)
  25. Harnes (62413)
  26. Hénin-Beaumont (62427)
  27. Hulluch (62464)
  28. Leforest (62497)
  29. Lens (62498)
  30. Libercourt (62907)
  31. Liévin (62510)
  32. Loison-sous-Lens (62523)
  33. Loos-en-Gohelle (62528)
  34. Mazingarbe (62563)
  35. Méricourt (62570)
  36. Meurchin (62573)
  37. Montigny-en-Gohelle (62587)
  38. Noyelles-Godault (62624)
  39. Noyelles-sous-Lens (62628)
  40. Oignies (62637)
  41. Pont-à-Vendin (62666)
  42. Rouvroy (62724)
  43. Sains-en-Gohelle (62737)
  44. Sallaumines (62771)
  45. Servins (62793)
  46. Souchez (62801)
  47. Vendin-le-Vieil (62842)
  48. Villers-au-Bois (62854)
  49. Vimy (62861)
  50. Wingles (62895)

References[edit]

  1. ^ INSEE, Modifications territoriales
  2. ^ "Arrêté préfectoral, 20 December 2016" (PDF). Retrieved 2017-07-27. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 50°26′00″N 2°50′00″E / 50.4333°N 2.8333°E / 50.4333; 2.8333