Estevelles

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Estevelles
Commune
The town hall of Estevelles
The town hall of Estevelles
Coat of arms of Estevelles
Coat of arms
Estevelles is located in France
Estevelles
Estevelles
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Estevelles is located in Hauts-de-France
Estevelles
Estevelles
Coordinates: 50°28′34″N 2°54′31″E / 50.4761°N 2.9086°E / 50.4761; 2.9086Coordinates: 50°28′34″N 2°54′31″E / 50.4761°N 2.9086°E / 50.4761; 2.9086
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementLens
CantonWingles
IntercommunalityCA Lens-Liévin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) René Poivre
Area12.54 km2 (0.98 sq mi)
Population (2004)21,696
 • Density670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code62311 /62880
Elevation21–46 m (69–151 ft)
(avg. 19 m or 62 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated some 6 miles (9.7 km) northeast of Lens, near the junction of the D164e and the D917. The canalised Deule river forms the southern boundary of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Estevelles
Year1962196819751982199019992004
Population1225123711831151162916871696
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 Notre-Dame, rebuilt, as was most of the village, after the First World War.
  • The war memorial.

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