From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
The church of Cauchy-à-la-Tour
The church of Cauchy-à-la-Tour
Coat of arms of Cauchy-à-la-Tour
Coat of arms
Cauchy-à-la-Tour is located in France
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Cauchy-à-la-Tour is located in Hauts-de-France
Coordinates: 50°30′16″N 2°27′09″E / 50.5044°N 2.4525°E / 50.5044; 2.4525Coordinates: 50°30′16″N 2°27′09″E / 50.5044°N 2.4525°E / 50.5044; 2.4525
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Auchel
Intercommunality CA Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Eugène Fontaine (PCF)
Area1 3.13 km2 (1.21 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 2,856
 • Density 910/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62217 /62260
Elevation 82–116 m (269–381 ft)
(avg. 115 m or 377 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.

Cauchy-à-la-Tour (Picard: El-Cauchie-à-l’Tour) is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.


A farming and ex-coalmining village some 10 miles (16.1 km) southwest of Béthune and 30 miles (48.3 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D183 and the D341 roads.


Historical population of Cauchy-à-la-Tour
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 2981 2997 2696 2712 2907 2856
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of Saint-Pierre, rebuilt after the First World War.
  • The war memorial.
  • Ruins of an old castle.

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]


External links[edit]