Bouvigny-Boyeffles

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Bouvigny-Boyeffles
The church of Bouvigny-Boyeffles
The church of Bouvigny-Boyeffles
Coat of arms of Bouvigny-Boyeffles
Coat of arms
Location of Bouvigny-Boyeffles
Bouvigny-Boyeffles is located in France
Bouvigny-Boyeffles
Bouvigny-Boyeffles
Bouvigny-Boyeffles is located in Hauts-de-France
Bouvigny-Boyeffles
Bouvigny-Boyeffles
Coordinates: 50°25′20″N 2°40′23″E / 50.4222°N 2.6731°E / 50.4222; 2.6731Coordinates: 50°25′20″N 2°40′23″E / 50.4222°N 2.6731°E / 50.4222; 2.6731
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementLens
CantonBully-les-Mines
IntercommunalityCA Lens-Liévin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Maurice Viseux
Area
1
9.07 km2 (3.50 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,518
 • Density280/km2 (720/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62170 /62172
Elevation68–192 m (223–630 ft)
(avg. 116 m or 381 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Bouvigny-Boyeffles is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

An ex-coalmining area, but now a farming village, situated just 8 miles (12.9 km) west of Lens at the junction of the D165 and D75 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,869—    
19681,927+3.1%
19752,049+6.3%
19822,216+8.2%
19902,317+4.6%
19992,439+5.3%
20052,581+5.8%
20092,449−5.1%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Marin, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The modern church of St. Martin.
  • The eighteenth-century chateau of Boyeffles.
  • The radio and TV transmitter.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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