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Cauchy-à-la-Tour is located in 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 Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Auchel
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de l'Artois
 • 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)
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 is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais 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 St.Pierre, rebuilt after the First World War.
  • The war memorial.
  • Ruins of an old castle.

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