Drocourt, Pas-de-Calais

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Drocourt
The church of Drocourt
The church of Drocourt
Coat of arms of Drocourt
Coat of arms
Location of Drocourt
Drocourt is located in France
Drocourt
Drocourt
Drocourt is located in Hauts-de-France
Drocourt
Drocourt
Coordinates: 50°23′31″N 2°55′39″E / 50.3919°N 2.9275°E / 50.3919; 2.9275Coordinates: 50°23′31″N 2°55′39″E / 50.3919°N 2.9275°E / 50.3919; 2.9275
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementLens
CantonHénin-Beaumont-2
IntercommunalityCA Hénin-Carvin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Czerwinski
Area
1
3.4 km2 (1.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,947
 • Density870/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62277 /62320
Elevation39–68 m (128–223 ft)
(avg. 41 m or 135 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Drocourt is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

An ex-coalmining commune, now a light industrial and farming town, situated some 6 miles (9.7 km) southeast of Lens, at the junction of the D919, D40 and D47 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Drocourt, Pas-de-Calais
Year1962196819751982199019992004
Population2247236130353458334131043115
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 churches of St.Leger and of St.Barbe, both dating from the twentieth century.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Drocourt is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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