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Estevelles is located in France
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
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Lens
Canton Harnes
Intercommunality Communaupole de Lens-Liévin
 • Mayor (2008–2014) René Poivre
Area1 2.54 km2 (0.98 sq mi)
Population (2004)2 1,696
 • Density 670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62311 /62880
Elevation 21–46 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.


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.


Historical population of Estevelles
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2004
Population 1225 1237 1183 1151 1629 1687 1696
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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