Essars

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Essars
The town hall of Essars
The town hall of Essars
Coat of arms of Essars
Coat of arms
Location of Essars
Essars is located in France
Essars
Essars
Essars is located in Hauts-de-France
Essars
Essars
Coordinates: 50°32′52″N 2°39′55″E / 50.5478°N 2.6653°E / 50.5478; 2.6653Coordinates: 50°32′52″N 2°39′55″E / 50.5478°N 2.6653°E / 50.5478; 2.6653
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBéthune
CantonBeuvry
IntercommunalityCA Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Malbranque
Area
1
3.72 km2 (1.44 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,744
 • Density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62310 /62400
Elevation18–23 m (59–75 ft)
(avg. 21 m or 69 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming and boat building village suburb to the northeast of Béthune and 20 miles (32.2 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D171 and the D945 roads. The Canal d’Aire and the Lawe River separate the commune from Bethune.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Essars
Year196219681975198219901999
Population90111751151168319191732
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.Jacques, dating from the twentieth century.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]


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