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Coat of arms of Drouvin-le-Marais
Coat of arms
Drouvin-le-Marais is located in France
Coordinates: 50°29′41″N 2°37′48″E / 50.4947°N 2.63°E / 50.4947; 2.63Coordinates: 50°29′41″N 2°37′48″E / 50.4947°N 2.63°E / 50.4947; 2.63
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Barlin
Intercommunality Nœux et environs
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Catherine Decourcelle
Area1 2.12 km2 (0.82 sq mi)
Population (2004)2 512
 • Density 240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62278 / 62131
Elevation 34–58 m (112–190 ft)
(avg. 51 m or 167 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.

Drouvin-le-Marais is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.


A farming village some 3 miles (4.8 km) south of Béthune and 28 miles (45.1 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D171 and the D72 roads.


Historical population of Drouvin-le-Marais
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2004
Population 343 354 334 344 383 404 512
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, dating from the nineteenth century.

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