Avesnes

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For the historic city with this name, see Avesnes-sur-Helpe. For other uses, see Avesnes (disambiguation).
Avesnes
The church of Avesnes
The church of Avesnes
Coat of arms of Avesnes
Coat of arms
Avesnes is located in France
Avesnes
Avesnes
Coordinates: 50°33′02″N 1°58′21″E / 50.5506°N 1.9725°E / 50.5506; 1.9725Coordinates: 50°33′02″N 1°58′21″E / 50.5506°N 1.9725°E / 50.5506; 1.9725
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Montreuil
Canton Lumbres
Intercommunality Canton of Hucqueliers et environs
Government
 • Mayor Guy Randoux
Area1 3 km2 (1 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 33
 • Density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62062 /62650
Elevation 126–187 m (413–614 ft)
(avg. 141 m or 463 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Avesnes is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in northern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is a very small village situated some 12 miles(19 km) northeast of Montreuil-sur-Mer, on the D 129 E 1.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 68 —    
1968 70 +2.9%
1975 53 −24.3%
1982 47 −11.3%
1990 44 −6.4%
1999 46 +4.5%
2009 33 −28.3%

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