Canton of Harnes

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Canton of Harnes
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
SeatHarnes
Communes6
Area
¹
 • Total31.72 km2 (12.25 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total43,287
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Cantonal code62 26
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The canton of Harnes is a canton situated in the department of the Pas-de-Calais and in the Hauts-de-France region of northern France.

Geography[edit]

The canton is organised around Harnes in the arrondissement of Lens. The altitude varies from 20m (Estevelles) to 46m (Harnes) for an average altitude of 29m.

Composition[edit]

At the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015, the canton was expanded from 3 to 6 communes:[1]

Population[edit]

Population Evolution
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
19258 19348 18396 18029 18741 18286
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting

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Coordinates: 50°27′52″N 2°54′00″E / 50.46444°N 2.90000°E / 50.46444; 2.90000