Agglomeration community of Artois

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Communauté d'agglomération de l'Artois (Artois Comm.)
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
No. of communes 58
Established December 28, 2001
Seat Béthune
 • President Alain Wacheux
 • Total 387 km2 (149 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 205,872
 • Density 532/km2 (1,380/sq mi)
Website Artois Comm

The Communauté d'agglomération de l'Artois (Artois Comm.) is an administrative entity in the Pas-de-Calais département, in northern France. Administrative center: Béthune.

It covers 58 communes, and has a population of approximately 200,000. It is the largest such communauté in Pas-de-Calais (but the most populated is the Communaupole of Lens-Liévin).

It is named after Artois, a former province of France. It was created in 2002.


The 58 communes:

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Coordinates: 50°30′N 2°35′E / 50.500°N 2.583°E / 50.500; 2.583